ROBBINS & MYERS, INC.
RESTRICTED SHARE UNIT AWARD TO _________________
This AWARD AGREEMENT (the Agreement) is entered into as of the Award Date set forth below
between ROBBINS & MYERS, INC., an Ohio corporation (the Company), and ________________
A. The Company from time to time makes Share Unit Awards to Employees under the Companys 2004
Stock Incentive Plan As Amended (the 2004 Plan), a copy of which has been provided to
Employee and is incorporated herein by this reference;
B. For the purpose of encouraging Employee to have a proprietary interest in the Company
through stock ownership, to continue in the service of the Company and its Subsidiaries, and to
render superior performance during the period of employment, the Compensation Committee (the
Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Company has determined
that Share Units should be awarded under the 2004 Plan to Employee; and
C. Any capitalized term used herein that is not defined herein shall have the meaning ascribed
to it in the 2004 Plan.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COMPANY AND EMPLOYEE INTENDING TO BE LEGALLY BOUND HEREBY AGREE AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. RESTRICTED SHARE UNIT AWARD.
1.1 Grant of Restricted Share Units.
(a) The Company hereby grants to Employee on ________________, 2010 (the Award Date),
subject to the terms and conditions of the 2004 Plan and this Agreement, _______________________
Share Units (the Restricted Share Units), as a Share Unit Award under the 2004 Plan.
Each Restricted Share Unit represents the contingent right to receive one Common Share of the
Company (Common Share) and shall at all times be equivalent to one Common Share. The
Restricted Share Units shall be credited in a book entry account established for Employee until
payment in accordance with Section 1.4 hereof.
(b) From and after the Award Date and until the earlier of (i) the time when the Restricted Share
Units are paid in accordance with Section 1.4 hereof or (ii) the time when Employees right to
payment of the Restricted Share Units is forfeited in accordance with Section 1.5(c) hereof, on the
date that the Company pays a cash dividend (if any) to holders of Common Shares generally, Employee
shall be entitled to a cash amount equal to the product of (i) the dollar amount of the cash
dividend paid per Common Share on such date and (ii) the total number of unpaid
Restricted Share Units credited to Employee as of such date (Dividend Equivalent). The
Dividend Equivalent shall be paid to Employee at the same time that the related dividend is paid to
the holders of Common Shares. Dividend Equivalents will be subject to any required withholding for
federal, state, local, foreign or other taxes.
(a) The Restricted Share Units may not be sold, transferred, assigned or subject to any
encumbrance, pledge or charge or disposed of for any reason.
(b) All unvested Restricted Share Units shall be forfeited and all rights of Employee with respect
to such units shall terminate in their entirety on the terms and conditions set forth in Section
(c) Any attempt to dispose of unvested Restricted Share Units or any interest in such units in any
manner contrary to the restrictions set forth in the 2004 Plan or in this Agreement shall be void
and of no effect.
(d) Employee shall not possess any incidents of ownership (including, without limitation, dividend
and voting rights) in the Common Shares underlying the Restricted Share Units until such Common
Shares have been delivered to Employee in accordance with Section 1.4. The obligations of the
Company under this Agreement will be merely that of an unfunded and unsecured promise of the
Company to deliver Common Shares in the future in accordance with the terms, and subject to the
conditions, of this Agreement, and the rights of Employee will be no greater than that of an
unsecured general creditor. No assets of the Company will be held or set aside as security for the
obligations of the Company under this Agreement.
(a) Subject to the provisions contained in this Section 1.3, the restrictions set forth in Section
1.2 with respect to the Restricted Share Units shall apply during the restricted period and expire
on the Vesting Dates set forth below (each, a Vesting Date) (with any fractional units
rounded down to the next whole number) and the restricted periods and applicable Vesting Dates
shall be as follows:
(i) For one-third of the Restricted Share Units awarded herein, the restricted period shall
begin on the Award Date and end on _____________, 2011, which is the Vesting Date for such
Restricted Share Units;
(ii) For one-third of the Restricted Share Units awarded herein, the restricted period shall
begin on the Award Date and end on ____________, 2012, which is the Vesting Date for such
Restricted Share Units; and
(iii) For one-third of the Restricted Share Units awarded herein, the restricted period shall
begin on the Award Date and end on ____________, 2013, which is the Vesting Date for such
Restricted Share Units.
(b) All unvested Restricted Stock Units shall be forfeited and returned to the Company and all
rights of Employees with respect to such units shall terminate in their entirety on the terms and
conditions set forth in Section 1.5(c).
(a) The Company shall deliver to Employee (or Employees estate in the event of death) the Common
Shares underlying the Restricted Share Units that have become vested in accordance with Section 1.3
or Section 1.5 within ninety (90) days following the earlier of (i) _______________, 2013; (ii)
Employees separation from service within the meaning of Section 409A of the Code; or (iii) the
occurrence of a change in the ownership, a change in the effective control or a change in the
ownership of a substantial portion of the assets of the Company within the meaning of Section 409A
of the Code. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that the earlier to occur of the events
described in (i), (ii) and (iii) of the preceding sentence is Employees separation from service
for any reason other than death, the Company shall deliver the Common Shares underlying the vested
Restricted Share Units on the first day of the seventh month following such separation from
service (or, if earlier, within ninety (90) days after Employees death).
(c) The Companys obligations with respect to the Restricted Share Units shall be satisfied in full
upon the delivery of the Common Shares underlying the vested Restricted Share Units.
1.5 Acceleration on Change of Control, Death or Disability; Forfeiture.
(a) In the event of a Change of Control of the Company, all unvested Restricted Share Units shall
automatically become vested on the date when the Change of Control is deemed to have occurred.
(b) In the event of Employees termination of employment on account of death, Disability,
Retirement, or, to the extent provided in an Employment Agreement between the Company and Employee
(an Employment Agreement), termination by the Company without Cause or termination by
Employee for Good Reason (as such terms are defined in the Employment Agreement), all unvested
Restricted Share Units shall automatically become fully vested on the date of Employees
termination of employment for such reason.
(c) If Employees employment with the Company terminates for any reason other than death,
Disability or Retirement, or, to the extent provided in an Employment Agreement, termination by the
Company without Cause or termination by Employee for Good Reason (as such terms are defined in
the Employment Agreement), all unvested Restricted Share Units shall be forfeited by Employee as of
the date of termination.
1.6 Payment of Applicable Taxes.
No Common Shares shall be delivered to Employee hereunder until any taxes payable by Employee with
respect to the Restricted Share Units have been withheld by the Company or paid
by Employee. Employee may use Common Shares to pay the Company all or any part of the mandatory
federal, state, local, or foreign withholding tax payments due upon payment of the Common Shares.
Payment of applicable taxes may be made as follows: (i) in cash, (ii) payment in Common Shares
owned by Employee, including those that have been earned under the 2004 Plan, or (iii) by a
combination of the methods described above.
SECTION 2. REPRESENTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE.
Employee hereby represents to the Company that Employee has read and understands the provisions of
this Agreement and the 2004 Plan, and Employee acknowledges that Employee is relying solely on his
or her own advisors with respect to the tax consequences of the Restricted Share Unit Awards.
Employee understands and acknowledges that nothing contained in this Agreement shall confer upon
Employee any right with respect to continued employment by the Company, nor limit or affect in any
manner the right of the Company to terminate the employment or adjust the compensation of Employee.
SECTION 3. NOTICES.
All notices or communications under this Agreement shall be in writing, addressed as follows:
To the Company:
||Robbins & Myers, Inc.
||51 Plum Street, Suite 260
||Dayton, Ohio 45440
||Attention: Vice President, Human Resources
||At the last residence address of Employee on file with the Company.
Any such notice or communication shall be (a) delivered by hand (with written confirmation of
receipt) or sent by a nationally recognized overnight delivery service (receipt requested), (b) be
sent certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid, addressed as above
(or to such other address as such party may designate in writing from time to time), or (c) be
given electronically, if receipt is confirmed electronically to the sender within 24 hours and the
actual date of receipt shall determine the time at which notice was given.
SECTION 4. PLAN CONTROLLING; CLAWBACK POLICY.
The Award is subject to all of the terms and conditions of the 2004 Plan. In the event of a
conflict between the 2004 Plan and this Agreement, the provisions of the 2004 Plan shall control.
the Robbins & Myers, Inc. Compensation Clawback Policy dated October 5, 2010 is hereby incorporated
SECTION 5. GOVERNING LAW.
This Agreement and its validity, interpretation, performance and enforcement shall be governed by
the laws of the State of Ohio other than the conflict of laws provisions of such laws.
SECTION 6. SEVERABILITY.
Whenever possible, each provision in this Agreement shall be interpreted in such manner as to be
effective and valid under applicable law, but if any provision of this Agreement shall be held to
be prohibited by or invalid under applicable law, then (a) such provision shall be deemed amended
to accomplish the objectives of the provision as originally written to the fullest extent permitted
by law and (b) all other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 7. STRICT CONSTRUCTION.
No rule of strict construction shall be implied against the Company, the Committee or any other
person in the interpretation of any of the terms of the 2004 Plan, this Agreement or any rule or
procedure established by the Committee.
SECTION 8. DEFINITIONS.
(a) Change of Control means and shall be deemed to have occurred on (i) the date upon
which the Company is provided a copy of a Schedule 13D, filed pursuant to Section 13(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 indicating that a group or person, as defined in Rule 13d-3 under
said Act, has become the beneficial owner of 20% or more of the outstanding Voting Shares or the
date upon which the Company first learns that a person or group has become the beneficial owner of
20% or more of the outstanding Voting Shares if a Schedule 13D is not filed; (ii) the date of a
change in the composition of the Board such that individuals who were members of the Board on the
date two years prior to such change (or who were subsequently elected to fill a vacancy in the
Board, or were subsequently nominated for election by the Companys shareholders, by the
affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of the directors then still in office who were directors at
the beginning of such two year period) no longer constitute a majority of the Board; (iii) the date
of the consummation of a merger or consolidation of the Company with any other corporation, other
than a merger or consolidation which would result in the Voting Shares of the Company outstanding
immediately prior thereto continuing to represent (either by remaining outstanding or by being
converted into Voting Shares of the surviving entity) at least 50% of the total voting power
represented by the Voting Shares of the Company or such surviving entity outstanding immediately
after such merger or consolidation; or (iv) the date shareholders of the Company approve a plan of
complete liquidation of the Company or an agreement for the sale or disposition by the Company of
all or substantially all the Companys assets.
(b) Company means Robbins & Myers, Inc., an Ohio corporation, and when used with
reference to employment of Employee, Company includes any Subsidiary of the Company.
(c) Retirement means Employees Early Retirement or Normal Retirement as defined in the
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Company and Employee have duly executed this Agreement as of the Award
ROBBINS & MYERS, INC.
||Peter C. Wallace, President and Chief Executive Officer