Appreciation Rights Agreement Sample Contracts

LIBERTY GLOBAL 2014 INCENTIVE PLAN (Effective March 1, 2014) SHARE APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (August 4th, 2016)

THIS SHARE APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made as of May 1, 2016 (the "Grant Date"), by and between LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC, a public limited company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales (the "Company"), and the individual whose name, address and employee number appear on the signature page hereto (the "Grantee").

Arctic Cat – Arctic Cat Inc. Cash-Settled Appreciation Rights Agreement (May 27th, 2016)

This CASH-SETTLED APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (Agreement) is made as of the 5th day of February, 2016 (the Effective Date), between Arctic Cat Inc., a Minnesota corporation (the Company), and Christopher T. Metz, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company (Employee).

Vail Resorts, Inc. Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (December 7th, 2015)

THIS AGREEMENT is between Vail Resorts, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and the employee who receives this Agreement in connection with an award of Share Appreciation Rights under the Companys 2015 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the Plan), the terms of which are incorporated herein by reference. Capitalized terms used and not defined herein have the meanings set forth in the Plan.

LIBERTY GLOBAL 2014 INCENTIVE PLAN (Effective March 1, 2014) SHARE APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (August 5th, 2014)

THIS SHARE APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made as of [DATE] (the "Grant Date"), by and between LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC, a public limited company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales (the "Company"), and the individual whose name, address and employee number appear on the signature page hereto (the "Grantee").

Arctic Cat – Form of Arctic Cat Inc. Stock-Settled Appreciation Rights Agreement (November 8th, 2013)

This STOCK-SETTLED APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (Agreement) is made as of the day of , 20 (the Effective Date), between Arctic Cat Inc., a Minnesota corporation (the Company), and , an employee of the Company or one or more of its subsidiaries (Employee).

IFF 20[ ] EQUITY CHOICE PROGRAM 2010 Stock Award and Incentive Plan, as Amended (The Plan) Stock-Settled Appreciation Rights Agreement (August 6th, 2013)

This Stock-Settled Appreciation Rights Agreement (the Agreement), which includes the IFF 20[ ] Equity Choice Confirmation Statement (the Confirmation Statement), the Terms and Conditions of Stock-Settled Appreciation Rights (the Terms and Conditions) and the Addendum to the Terms and Conditions of the Stock-Settled Appreciation Rights (the Addendum), confirms the grant on the Grant Date by INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC., a New York corporation (the Company), to you (the Employee) of the number of stock-settled appreciation rights (the SSARs) covering shares of the Companys Common Stock (Shares), pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Plan, as set forth in the row labeled Stock-Settled Appreciation Rights (SSARs) under the column labeled Total Shares/Units/Rights Awarded on the Confirmation Statement. Employee is being granted the SSARs as a consequence of Employees commercial relationship with the Company and the Companys subsidiary or affiliate that employs Employee (Employer). T

FORM OF LIBERTY GLOBAL, INC. 2005 INCENTIVE PLAN (As Amended and Restated Effective June 7, 2013) PERFORMANCE SHARE APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (August 1st, 2013)

THIS PERFORMANCE SHARE APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made as of ______________, 20__ (the "Grant Date"), by and between LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC, a public limited company incorporated under English law (the "Company"), and the individual whose name, address and employee number appear on the signature page hereto (the "Grantee").

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. – WHEREAS, [GRANTEE NAME] (The Grantee) Is an Employee of Materion Corporation (The Corporation) or a Subsidiary. (March 3rd, 2011)

WHEREAS, the execution of an agreement in the form hereof has been authorized by a resolution of the Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Corporation that was duly adopted on March 1, 2011.

Stonemor Partners L.P. – Director Unit Appreciation Rights Agreement Under the Stonemor Partners L.P. Long-Term Incentive Plan (March 16th, 2010)

This Director Unit Appreciation Rights Agreement (the Agreement) entered into as of December 16, 2009, (the Agreement Date), by and between StoneMor GP LLC (the Company), the general partner of and acting on behalf of StoneMor Partners L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (the Partnership), and , a member of the board of directors of the Company (the Participant).

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. – BRUSH ENGINEERED MATERIALS INC. Appreciation Rights Agreement (March 8th, 2010)

WHEREAS, the execution of an agreement in the form hereof has been authorized by a resolution of the Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Corporation that was duly adopted on February 2, 2009.

Stonemor Partners L.P. – Unit Appreciation Rights Agreement Under the Stonemor Partners L.P. Long-Term Incentive Plan (December 22nd, 2009)

This Key Employee Unit Appreciation Rights Agreement (the Agreement) entered into as of December 16, 2009, (the Agreement Date), by and between StoneMor GP LLC (the Company), the general partner of and acting on behalf of StoneMor Partners L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (the Partnership), and , a key employee of the Company or its Affiliates (the Participant).

Ctc Media, Inc. Amendment No. 1 to Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (December 21st, 2009)

This Amendment No. 1 is entered into as of December 18, 2009 by and between CTC Media, Inc. (f/k/a StoryFirst Communications, Inc.), a Delaware corporation (the Company), and Alexander E. Rodnyansky (Mr. Rodnyansky), for the purpose of amending the Share Appreciation Rights Agreement, dated as of September 16, 2003, as amended by the Amended and Restated Employment Agreement dated as of October 8, 2008 (as so amended, the Prior Agreement, and as further amended by this Amendment No. 1, the Agreement). Capitalized terms used herein and otherwise not defined shall have the meanings ascribed thereto in the Prior Agreement.

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. – BRUSH ENGINEERED MATERIALS INC. Appreciation Rights Agreement (February 27th, 2009)

WHEREAS, the execution of an agreement in the form hereof has been authorized by a resolution of the Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Corporation that was duly adopted on February 2, 2009.

Form of Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (September 25th, 2008)

Vail Resorts, Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to confirm that you were granted an award of Share Appreciation Rights on [date] (the "Grant Date") on the terms set forth herein and pursuant to the Company's Amended and Restated 2002 Long Term Incentive and Share Award Plan (the "Plan"), the terms of which are incorporated herein by reference. Capitalized terms used and not defined herein have the meanings set forth in the Plan.

Arctic Cat – Form of Arctic Cat Inc. Stock-Settled Appreciation Rights Agreement (April 7th, 2008)

This STOCK-SETTLED APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (Agreement) is made as of the day of , 20 (the Effective Date), between Arctic Cat Inc., a Minnesota corporation (the Company), and , an employee of the Company or one or more of its subsidiaries (Employee).

Horizon Bancorp (IN) – Amendment No. 1 to Horizon Bancorp Stock Option and Stock Appreciation Rights Agreement (March 14th, 2008)

This Amendment No. 1 is made and executed this 22nd day of August 2002, by and between Horizon Bancorp, an Indiana corporation (the Company) and , an officer or employee of the Company or one of its subsidiaries (the Optionee);

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. – BRUSH ENGINEERED MATERIALS INC. Appreciation Rights Agreement (February 29th, 2008)

WHEREAS, the execution of an agreement in the form hereof has been authorized by a resolution of the Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Corporation that was duly adopted on February 5, 2008.

INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 2000 Stock Award and Incentive Plan, as Amended and Restated Effective as of March 6, 2007 (The ''Plan'') Stock-Settled Appreciation Rights Agreement (October 31st, 2007)

This Stock-Settled Appreciation Rights Agreement (the ''Agreement'') confirms the grant on , 20 (the ''Grant Date'') by INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC., a New York corporation (the ''Company''), to &nb sp; (''Employee''), for the purpose set forth in Section 1 of the Plan, of stock appreciation rights (the ''SARs'') covering shares of the Company's Common Stock, par value $.121/2 per share (the ''Shares''), pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Plan, as follows:

2007 Non-Employee Director Stock Appreciation Rights Agreement (October 2nd, 2007)

Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (the "Company"), effective September 27, 2007, grants to ____________________ ("SAR Holder") this Stock Appreciation Right (the "SAR") relating to _____ shares of its $.01 par value Common Stock (the "Common Stock") at a price of $56.56 ("Exercise Price") per share pursuant to the Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. 2007 Incentive Stock Plan (the "Plan"). Subject to the provisions of the Plan and the following terms, SAR Holder may exercise this SAR as set forth below by tendering to the Company (or its designated agent), irrevocable written notice of exercise, which will state the number of shares under the SAR to be exercised. Upon the exercise of all or a portion of the SAR, the SAR Holder shall receive from the Company an amount by which the fair market value of the underlying Common Stock exceeds the exercise price of the exercised p

Form of Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (September 27th, 2007)

Vail Resorts, Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to confirm that you were granted an award of Share Appreciation Rights on [date] (the "Grant Date") on the terms set forth herein and pursuant to the Company's Amended and Restated 2002 Long Term Incentive and Share Award Plan (the "Plan"), the terms of which are incorporated herein by reference. Capitalized terms used and not defined herein have the meanings set forth in the Plan.

Agl Resources Inc. 2007 Omnibus Performance Incentive Plan Stock Appreciation Rights Agreement (August 2nd, 2007)

This Agreement between AGL Resources Inc. (the "Company") and the Recipient sets forth the terms of a stock appreciation rights (SARs) award granted under the above-named Plan. Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined shall have the meanings assigned to such terms in the Plan.

Texas Industries – Amendment No. 2 to Sar Agreement for Employee Directors Under Texas Industries, Inc. 2003 Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (July 13th, 2007)

This Amendment No. 2, dated July 11, 2007, but effective only as of December 31, 2007 with respect to the portion of the SAR Agreement which remains in effect on that date, amends the SAR Agreement For Employee Directors Under Texas Industries, Inc. 2003 Share Appreciation Rights Plan dated June 1, 2004 (as heretofore amended, the "SAR Agreement"), of Mel G. Brekhus ("Grantee").

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. – BRUSH ENGINEERED MATERIALS INC. Appreciation Rights Agreement (February 16th, 2007)

WHEREAS, the execution of an agreement in the form hereof has been authorized by a resolution of the Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Corporation that was duly adopted on February , 2007.

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. – BRUSH ENGINEERED MATERIALS INC. Appreciation Rights Agreement (February 13th, 2007)

WHEREAS, the execution of an agreement in the form hereof has been authorized by a resolution of the Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Corporation that was duly adopted on February , 2007.

Stonemor Partners L.P. – Unit Appreciation Rights Agreement Under the Stonemor Partners L.P. Long-Term Incentive Plan (December 1st, 2006)

This Key Employee Unit Appreciation Rights Agreement (the Agreement) entered into as of November 27, 2006, (the Agreement Date), by and between StoneMor GP LLC (the Company), the general partner of and acting on behalf of StoneMor Partners L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (the Partnership), and , a key employee of the Company or its Affiliates (the Participant).

Lamson & Sessions Co – The LAMSON & SESSIONS CO. Appreciation Rights Agreement (November 17th, 2006)

WHEREAS, the execution of an agreement in the form hereof has been authorized by a resolution of the Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors of the Company that was duly adopted on , .

Crown Media Holdings, Inc. – Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (November 9th, 2006)

This Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (the Agreement) is made and entered into as of October 3, 2006 by and between Crown Media Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Crown) and Henry Schleiff (Executive).

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Stock Appreciation Rights Agreement (November 2nd, 2006)

WHEREAS, the Company has adopted the Berry Plastics Group, Inc. 2006 Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") in order to provide additional incentive to certain employees, officers, consultants and directors of the Company and its Subsidiaries; and

Form of Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (October 5th, 2006)

Vail Resorts, Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to confirm that you were granted an award of Share Appreciation Rights on [date] (the "Grant Date") on the terms set forth herein and pursuant to the Company's 2002 Long Term Incentive and Share Award Plan (the "Plan"), the terms of which are incorporated herein by reference. Capitalized terms used and not defined herein have the meanings set forth in the Plan.

Texas Industries – Amendment No. 1 to Sar Agreement for Employee Directors Under Texas Industries, Inc. 2003 Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (July 25th, 2006)

This Amendment dated April 24, 2006 amends the SAR Agreement For Employee Directors Under Texas Industries, Inc. 2003 Share Appreciation Rights Plan to which the Grantee set forth below is a party. Such SAR Agreement is referred to as the SAR Agreement.

Texas Industries – Sar Agreement for Employee Directors Under Texas Industries, Inc. 2003 Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (July 25th, 2006)

Pursuant to its 2003 Share Appreciation Rights Plan, TEXAS INDUSTRIES, INC. (the Company), effective this 1st day of June, 2004, hereby grants to MEL G. BREKHUS (Participant) a SAR with respect to 100,000 shares of the Common Capital Stock, $1.00 par value, of the Company on the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth.

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. – BRUSH ENGINEERED MATERIALS INC. Appreciation Rights Agreement (May 8th, 2006)

WHEREAS, the execution of an agreement in the form hereof has been authorized by a resolution of the Organization and Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Company that was duly adopted on May 2, 2006.

Share Appreciation Rights Agreement (March 6th, 2006)
Aviall, Inc. Free-Standing Appreciation Rights Agreement (March 3rd, 2006)

This FREE-STANDING APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (the Agreement) is made as of ____________, 200__ (the Date of Grant) by and between Aviall, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and ___________________ (the Grantee). This Agreement is intended to comply with the provisions governing stock appreciation rights under Internal Revenue Service Notice 2005-1 and the proposed Treasury Regulations issued on September 29, 2005, in order to exempt this Agreement and any payments made hereunder from application of Section 409A of the Code.

Earthlink, Inc. Appreciation Rights Agreement (February 24th, 2006)

THIS APPRECIATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made as of the 17th day of February, 2006, by and between EarthLink, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and Thomas E. Wheeler (the "Participant"), to provide additional compensation to the Participant to serve as a non-employee member of the Board of Directors of HELIO Inc. (the "Management Company") (as further defined below), which will oversee and manage HELIO LLC (the "Operating Company") (as further defined below).