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*
Oberle Mark

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CELANESE CORPORATION
1601 W. LBJ FREEWAY

(Street)
DALLAS TX 75234

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Celanese CORP [ CE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
SVP, Corporate Affairs
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/17/2012
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
Series A Common Stock 02/17/2012 M 11,400 A $15.16 36,272 D
Series A Common Stock 02/17/2012 S 11,400 D $52.11 (1) 24,872 D
Series A Common Stock 638.66 (2) I By 401(k) Plan
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) $15.16 02/17/2012 M 4,800 (3) 04/18/2015 Series A Common Stock 4,800 $0 0 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $15.16 02/17/2012 M 6,600 (4) 04/18/2015 Series A Common Stock 6,600 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The reported price in this line is a weighted average sales price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $51.87 to $52.50. The reporting person will provide the Company, any security holder of the Company, or the staff of the SEC, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within the range.
2. Represents equivalent shares of Series A Common Stock held by the reporting person under the Celanese Americas Retirement Savings Plan as of January 31, 2012.
3. Granted pursuant to the Company's 2004 Stock Incentive Plan. The options vested with respect to 20% of the options on each of December 31, 2005, December 31, 2006, December 31, 2007, December 31, 2008 and March 31, 2009.
4. Granted pursuant to the Company's 2004 Stock Incentive Plan. The options vested with respect to 15% of the options on December 31, 2005, with repsect to 30% on each of December 31, 2006 and December 31, 2007, and with respect to 25% on December 31, 2008.
Remarks:
/s/ James R. Peacock III, Attorney-in-Fact for Mark Oberle 02/21/2012
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