Stock Unit Agreement

Iberiabank Corporation Phantom Stock Unit Agreement

Exhibit 10.2



THIS AGREEMENT is entered into as of              ,          (the “Award Date”) by and between IBERIABANK Corporation (the “Corporation”) and                      (the “Participant”).

WHEREAS, the Corporation has established the IBERIABANK Corporation 2009 Phantom Stock Plan (the “Plan”) under which the Corporation may grant awards of phantom stock units (the “Phantom Stock Units”) to key employees and officers (including officers who serve as directors) of the Corporation or its subsidiaries, subject to terms, conditions, or restrictions as it may deem appropriate; and

WHEREAS, the Corporation has awarded to the Participant shares of Phantom Stock Units as described herein and in the Plan;

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants contained herein, it is hereby agreed as follows:

1. Grant of Phantom Stock Units. Under the terms of the Plan, the Corporation has awarded to the Participant an award of                      Phantom Stock Units, effective as of the Award Date and subject to the terms, conditions, and restrictions set forth in the Plan and in this Agreement.

2. Dividend Equivalents. The Participant shall also be entitled to receive Dividend Equivalents on the Phantom Stock Units granted hereby, which shall be deemed to be reinvested in accordance with the terms of the Plan. Dividend Equivalents reinvested as Phantom Stock Units will vest or be forfeited in tandem with the related Phantom Stock Units.

3. Vesting. The Phantom Stock Units will vest according to the following schedule, provided they have not been forfeited previously:


Vesting Date


Vested Percentage

Award Date    0
First Anniversary    0
Second Anniversary    16.667
Third Anniversary    33.334
Fourth Anniversary    50.001
Fifth Anniversary    66.668
Sixth Anniversary    83.335
Seventh Anniversary    100

4. Effect of Termination of Employment.

4.1 Death or Disability. If, while employed by the Corporation, the Participant dies or becomes disabled, any unvested Phantom Stock Units shall vest immediately. For purposes of this Agreement, the Participant will be deemed to be disabled if he or she has any physical or mental impairment which qualifies him or her for disability benefits under the applicable long-term disability plan maintained by the Corporation or, if not such plan is in place, an impairment which would qualify the Participant for disability benefits under the federal Social Security system.

4.2 Termination for Any Other Reason. If the Participant’s employment terminates for any reason other than as provided in Section 4.1, the Participant shall forfeit any unvested Phantom Stock Units.

5. Change in Control. Upon a Change of Control of the Corporation, the Phantom Stock Units will vest as provided in the Plan.

6. General Terms.

6.1 The Phantom Stock Units shall be paid out in cash as provided in the Plan.

6.2 The terms of the Award are governed by this Agreement as well as the terms of the Plan, a copy of which has been previously provided to the Participant.

6.3 The definition of any capitalized terms used but not defined in this Agreement shall have the meanings provided in the Plan. All section references are to sections of this Agreement unless otherwise specified.


By signing below, I agree to and understand the terms and conditions of this award:


IBERIABANK Corporation


(Authorized Signatory)