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*
Craig Pamela J.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O ACCENTURE
161 N. CLARK STREET

(Street)
CHICAGO IL 60601

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Accenture plc [ ACN ]
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)
10/02/2012
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
Class A ordinary shares 119,251 D
Class A ordinary shares 10/02/2012 S (1) 3,000 D $69.8288 (2) 85,920 I Shares held in Family Trust
Class X ordinary shares 10/02/2012 J (3) 15,000 D $0 (4) 155,907 D
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
Class I common shares of Accenture SCA (5) 10/02/2012 D (6) 15,000 (5) (5) Class A ordinary shares 15,000 $69.755 155,907 D
Class I common shares of Accenture SCA (5) 10/02/2012 D (6) 4,687 (5) (5) Class A ordinary shares 4,687 $69.755 3,125 I Held by family foundation
Explanation of Responses:
1. Planned disposition of Accenture plc Class A ordinary shares pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan.
2. The transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $69.25 to $70.23. The price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transaction was effected.
3. Reflects the redemption of Accenture plc Class X ordinary shares by and at the election of Accenture plc.
4. Redemption price per share equal to par value of $0.0000225.
5. Accenture SCA is a subsidiary of Accenture plc. Subject to certain contractual restrictions, Accenture SCA is obligated, at the option of the Reporting Person, to redeem any outstanding Accenture SCA Class I common shares at a redemption price per share generally equal to the market price of an Accenture plc Class A ordinary share at the time of the redemption, subject to an adjustment. Accenture SCA may, at its option, pay the redemption price with cash or by delivering Accenture plc Class A ordinary shares.
6. Planned disposition of Accenture SCA Class I common shares pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan.
Remarks:
/s/ Kathryn A. Lloyd as Attorney-in-Fact for Pamela J. Craig 10/04/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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