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*
SINGH ANUP V

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O NIMBLE STORAGE
211 RIVER OAKS PARKWAY

(Street)
SAN JOSE CA 95134

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Nimble Storage Inc [ NMBL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/09/2016
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 03/09/2016 S 1,190 D $7.6892 150,059 (1) (2) D
Common Stock 03/09/2016 A 150,000 (3) A $0.00 300,059 D
Common Stock 03/09/2016 A 6,332 (4) A $0.00 306,391 D
Common Stock 03/10/2016 S (5) 6,332 D $7.1033 (6) 300,059 D
Common Stock 03/10/2016 S (7) 2,739 D $7.5122 (8) 297,320 D
Common Stock 03/11/2016 S (7) 6,897 D $7.3249 (9) 290,423 D
Common Stock 330,584 I See Footnote (10)
Common Stock 57,952 I See Footnote (11)
Common Stock 57,952 I See Footnote (12)
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
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes 1,190 shares acquired by the Reporting Person pursuant to the Issuer's 2013 Employee Stock Purchase Plan on March 9, 2016.
2. Does not include 31,904 shares underlying performance restricted stock units reported in a Form 4 filed on January 30, 2015 that were forfeited because the Company did not achieve the specified performance criteria.
3. Each restricted stock unit represents a right to receive one share of the Issuer's common stock. One-sixth (1/6th) of the restricted stock units will vest on September 10, 2016, and one-sixth (1/6th) of the restricted stock units vest every six months thereafter.
4. These restricted stock units were awarded pursuant to the Company's annual incentive plan for fiscal year 2016 in lieu of a cash payment. Each restricted stock unit represents a right to receive one share of the Issuer's common stock. 100% of the restricted stock units vested on March 9, 2016.
5. The sales of these restricted stock units were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on September 4, 2015.
6. The reported price is a weighted average sale price for multiple sale transactions ranging from a low sale price of $7.08 to a high sale price of $7.16. The reporting person undertakes to provide full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price upon request from the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer or a stockholder of the Issuer.
7. Represents the number of shares required to be sold by the reporting person to cover tax withholding obligations in connection with the vesting of certain restricted stock units. This sale is mandated by the Issuer's election under its equity incentive plans to require the satisfaction of tax withholding obligations to be funded by a "sell to cover" transaction and does not represent a discretionary trade by the reporting person.
8. The reported price is a weighted average sale price for multiple sale transactions ranging from a low sale price of $7.2950 to a high sale price of $7.61. The reporting person undertakes to provide full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price upon request from the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer or a stockholder of the Issuer.
9. The reported price is a weighted average sale price for multiple sale transactions ranging from a low sale price of $7.22 to a high sale price of $7.4450. The reporting person undertakes to provide full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price upon request from the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer or a stockholder of the Issuer.
10. Held directly by The Singh Family Trust. The reporting person has shared voting and investment control over these shares.
11. Held directly by The Anup V. Singh 2013 Grantor Retained Annuity Trust. The reporting person has shared voting and investment control over these shares.
12. Held directly by The Monisha Singh 2013 Grantor Retained Annuity Trust. The reporting person has shared voting and investment control over these shares.
Remarks:
/s/ Aparna Bawa, by power of attorney for Anup V. Singh 03/11/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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