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*
Macdonald Alistair

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O INC RESEARCH HOLDINGS, INC.
3201 BEECHLEAF COURT, SUITE 600

(Street)
RALEIGH NC 27604

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
INC Research Holdings, Inc. [ INCR ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Operating Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/07/2015
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
Class A Common Stock 12/07/2015 M (1) 42,959 A $8.45 98,640 D
Class A Common Stock 12/07/2015 S (1) 29,680 D $44.492 (2) 68,960 D
Class A Common Stock 12/07/2015 S (1) 12,679 D $44.921 (3) 56,281 D
Class A Common Stock 12/07/2015 S (1) 600 D $45.535 (4) 55,681 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
Stock Option (Right to Buy Class A Common Stock) $8.45 12/07/2015 M (1) 42,959 (5) 09/28/2020 Class A Common Stock 42,959 $0 60,921 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The transactions reported on this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on November 4, 2015.
2. The price reported in column 4 is a weighted-average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $44.05 to $44.89, inclusive. The reporting person will provide to INC Research Holdings, Inc. (the "Issuer"), any security holder of the Issuer, or the SEC staff, upon request, information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within the range.
3. The price reported in column 4 is a weighted-average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $44.37 to $45.35, inclusive. The reporting person will provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, or the SEC staff, upon request, information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within the range.
4. The price reported in column 4 is a weighted-average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $45.42 to $45.64, inclusive. The reporting person will provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, or the SEC staff, upon request, information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within the range.
5. One half of the shares subject to this option vest yearly in five equal installments beginning on September 28, 2011, subject to continued employment. The other half of the shares subject to this option vest yearly in five equal installments beginning on December 31, 2013, subject to continued employment.
Remarks:
/s/ Christopher L. Gaenzle, Attorney-in-Fact 12/09/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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