SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BENOIST PETER

(Last) (First) (Middle)
150 N. MERAMEC

(Street)
ST. LOUIS MO 63105

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ENTERPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP [ EFSC ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
President & CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/15/2015
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 12/15/2015 M 3,850 A $22.73 87,496 D
Common Stock 12/15/2015 S 3,850 D $28.48 (1) 83,646 D
Common Stock 1,175 I (2) 401 (k) Plan
Common Stock 153,028 I By Trust
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non Qualified Stock Option (Right to Buy) $22.73 12/15/2015 M 3,850 01/05/2009 (3) 01/05/2016 Common Stock 3,850 $0 0 D
Non Qualified Stock Option (Right to Buy) $30.17 01/05/2010 (3) 01/05/2017 Common Stock 2,900 2,900 D
Non Qualified Stock Option (Right to Buy) $22.9 01/05/2011 (3) 01/05/2018 Common Stock 3,970 3,970 D
Restricted Share Units (4) (5) (5) Common Stock 836 836 D
Stock Settled Stock Appreciation Rights $25.63 12/15/2007 (6) 06/15/2017 Common Stock 16,508 16,508 D
Stock Settled Stock Appreciation Rights $20.63 12/15/2008 (7) 06/13/2018 Common Stock 43,178 43,178 D
Stock Settled Stock Appreciation Rights $21.49 09/24/2009 (8) 09/24/2018 Common Stock 50,000 50,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $28.43 to 28.55, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to the Company, any security holder of the Company, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the ranges set forth in this footnote.
2. The reporting person holds units in the stock fund and the number of shares reported as indirectly held in the 401 (k) plan in this row is an estimate of the number of shares of the issuer's Common Stock held in the unitized stock fund and allocated to the reporting person's account.
3. Options vest 33% per year for three years
4. The RSUs were granted pursuant to the Company's 2002 Stock Incentive Plan. Each RSU represents the right to receive one share of Common Stock, subject to adjustment as provided in the Grant Agreement.
5. The RSUs vest at a rate of 20% annually over five years, subject to continued employment of the reporting person. Vesting occurs on December 15 of each year, commencing in the calendar year of the grant. On each vesting date, for each RSU vesting on such date, the reporting person will receive one share of Common Stock.
6. Each SSAR consists of the right to receive an amount, in common stock, equal to the excess of the fair market value of a share of common stock on the date of exercise over the exercise price of the SSAR. The SSARs vest at a rate of 20% annually over five years, subject to continued employement of the reporting person. Vesting occurs on December 15 of each year, commencing December 15, 2007.
7. Each SSAR consists of the right to receive an amount, in common stock, equal to the excess of the fair market value of a share of common stock on the date of exercise over the exercise price of the SSAR. The SSARs vest at a rate of 20% annually over five years, subject to continued employment of the reporting person. Vesting occurs on December 15 of each year, commencing December 15, 2008.
8. Each SSAR consists of the right to receive an amount, in common stock, equal to the excess of the fair market value of a share of common stock on the date of exercise over the exercise price of the SSAR. The SSARs vest at a rate of 33% annually over three years, subject to continued employment of the reporting person. Vesting occurs on September 24 of each year, commencing September 24, 2009.
/s/ Peter Benoist 12/15/2015
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