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*
ANGEL STEPHEN F

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O PRAXAIR, INC.
39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD

(Street)
DANBURY CT 06810-5113

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
PRAXAIR INC [ PX ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman, President & CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/23/2015
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 2,268 I In trust for children
Common Stock 58,065 I Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts
Common Stock 8,048.866 I 401(k)
Common Stock 09/23/2015 P 5,000 (1) A $101.5356 (2) 128,748.127 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) $53.98 02/28/2007 (3) 02/29/2016 Common Stock 16,242 16,242 D
Stock Option (right to buy) $61.47 02/27/2008 (3) 02/27/2017 Common Stock 183,300 183,300 D
Stock Option (right to buy) $83.89 02/26/2009 (3) 02/26/2018 Common Stock 195,200 195,200 D
Stock Option (right to buy) $60.92 02/24/2010 (3) 02/24/2019 Common Stock 281,510 281,510 D
Stock Option (right to buy) $76.16 02/23/2011 (3) 02/23/2020 Common Stock 204,640 204,640 D
Stock Option (right to buy) $97.84 02/22/2012 (3) 02/22/2021 Common Stock 218,175 218,175 D
Stock Option (right to buy) $109.68 02/28/2013 (3) 02/28/2022 Common Stock 236,510 236,510 D
Stock Option (right to buy) $110.58 02/26/2014 (4) 02/26/2023 Common Stock 187,015 187,015 D
Stock Option (right to buy) $128.8 02/25/2015 (5) 02/25/2024 Common Stock 203,930 203,930 D
Stock Option (right to buy) $128.38 02/24/2016 (6) 02/24/2025 Common Stock 261,075 261,075 D
Deferred Stock Unit $0 (7) (8) (8) Common Stock 62,218.807 62,218.807 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Purchases pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 plan established by the reporting person.
2. The $101.5356 price reported is the weighted average purchase price. The purchase prices ranged from $101.51 to $101.55 per share. Upon request of the SEC Staff, Praxair, Inc. or a security holder of Praxair, Inc., the reporting person will provide full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price.
3. This option became exercisable in three (3) equal annual installments beginning on the first anniversary of the date of grant.
4. This option vests over three years in three consecutive equal annual installments beginning on February 26, 2014.
5. This option vests over three years in three consecutive equal annual installments beginning on February 25, 2015.
6. This option vests over three years in three consecutive equal annual installments beginning on February 24, 2016.
7. Conversion to Praxair Common Stock is on a 1-for-1 basis.
8. Deferred stock units acquired under the Praxair Compensation Deferral Program as amended and are to be settled in Praxair Common Stock.
Remarks:
Anthony M. Pepper, Attorney-in-Fact 09/23/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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