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*
COTTIER GILLES

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SIGMA-ALDRICH CORPORATION
3050 SPRUCE ST

(Street)
ST LOUIS MO 63103

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SIGMA ALDRICH CORP [ SIAL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
EVP & Pres. SAFC Commercial
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/10/2014
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 02/10/2014 A 4,096 (1) A $0 30,205 D
Common Stock 02/10/2014 F 1,398 D $93.07 28,807 D
Common Stock 02/11/2014 S 11,000 D $94 17,807 D
Common Stock 02/11/2014 M 17,600 A $41.62 35,407 D
Common Stock 02/11/2014 S 17,600 D $94 17,807 D
Common Stock 02/11/2014 M 2,664 A $37.56 20,471 D
Common Stock 02/11/2014 M 2,057 A $48.61 22,528 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
NQ Stock Option Right to Buy $41.62 02/11/2014 M 17,600 02/16/2008 (2) 02/16/2017 Common Stock 17,600 $0 0 D
ISO Stock Option Right To Buy $37.56 02/11/2014 M 2,664 02/17/2010 (3) 02/17/2019 Common Stock 2,664 $0 0 D
ISO Stock Option Right To Buy $48.61 02/11/2014 M 2,057 02/16/2011 (4) 02/16/2020 Common Stock 2,057 $0 0 D
NQ Stock Option Right to Buy $93.07 02/10/2014 A 14,701 02/10/2015 (5) 02/10/2024 Common Stock 14,701 $0 14,701 D
ISO Stock Option Right To Buy $93.07 02/10/2014 A 1,074 02/10/2015 (5) 02/10/2024 Common Stock 1,074 $0 1,074 D
Restricted Stock Unit $0.0 (6) 02/10/2014 A 2,430 02/10/2017 02/10/2017 Common Stock 2,430 $0 2,430 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The shares represent the payout of the 2011-2013 Performance Share award.
2. The options vested in three equal installments on February 16, 2008, 2009, and 2010.
3. The options vested in three equal installments on February 17, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
4. The options vested in three equal installments on February 16, 2011, 2012, and 2013.
5. The options vest in three equal annual installments: one-third on 2/10/2015; one-third on 2/10/2016; and one-third on 2/10/2017.
6. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of SIAL common stock.
Remarks:
/s/ Jesica Betts, by Power of Attorney 02/12/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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