SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Abbruzzi Joseph A.

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Pres., Industrial Filtration
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
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 12/05/2014 A 4,500(1) A $0 34,694 D
Common Stock 12/08/2014 M 2,500 A $13.29(2) 37,194 D
Common Stock 12/08/2014 S 1,510 D $28.19(2) 35,684 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
Option to Buy $27.96 12/05/2014 A 10,500 12/05/2015(3) 12/04/2024 Common Stock 10,500 $0 10,500 D
Option to Buy $13.29 12/08/2014 M 2,500 12/05/2013(3) 12/04/2022 Common Stock 2,500 $0 7,500 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents an award of Performance Shares granted under the Lydall 2012 Stock Incentive Plan, which award is subject to a substantial risk of forfeiture and vests, if at all, to the extent determined upon certification by the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company that the Company has achieved certain specified financial performance criteria during the three--year period, January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2017.
2. Reporting Person exercised stock options totalling 2,500 shares granted on December 5, 2012 with a grant price of $13.29 per share and sold 1,150 shares at $28.19 per share.
3. Stock options granted under the Lydall, Inc. 2012 Stock Incentive Plan. Options become exercisable at the rate of 25% per year, beginning one year from initial grant date.
Chad A. McDaniel, Attorney-in-fact for Joseph A. Abbruzzi 12/09/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
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