Form 4 Activision Blizzard, For: Nov 16 Filed by: ZACCONI RICCARDO

November 20, 2017 7:02 PM
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 *
ZACCONI RICCARDO

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC.
3100 OCEAN PARK BOULEVARD

(Street)
SANTA MONICA CA 90405

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Activision Blizzard, Inc. [ ATVI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Executive Officer, King
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/16/2017
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, par value $0.000001 per share 11/16/2017 F (1) 796 D $ 64.13 41,435 D
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share 11/16/2017 F (2) 2,512 D $ 64.13 38,923 D
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share 11/17/2017 M 16,032 A $ 26.41 54,955 D
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share 11/17/2017 S 16,032 D $ 63.6342 (3) 38,923 D
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share 11/17/2017 S 3,729 D $ 63.685 (4) 35,194 (5) 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
Employee Stock Options $ 26.41 11/17/2017 M 16,032 (6) 02/15/2025 Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share 16,032 $ 0 80,168 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. On November 16, 2017, 1,693 restricted share units held by Mr. Zacconi vested. As allowed under the terms of his restricted share unit agreement, the Company withheld 796 of the shares otherwise deliverable to him in order to satisfy the resulting tax withholding obligation.
2. On November 16, 2017, 5,344 restricted share units held by Mr. Zacconi vested. As allowed under the terms of his restricted share unit agreement, the Company withheld 2,512 of the shares otherwise deliverable to him in order to satisfy the resulting tax withholding obligation.
3. The price in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The prices actually received for the stock ranged from $63.61 to $63.69 per share. Mr. Zacconi has provided to the Company and, upon request, will provide any security holder of the Company or the SEC staff with information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within that range.
4. The price in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The prices actually received for the stock ranged from $63.68 to $63.70 per share. Mr. Zacconi has provided to the Company and, upon request, will provide any security holder of the Company or the SEC staff with information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within that range.
5. Following the transactions reported on this Form 4, Mr. Zacconi held 35,194 restricted share units, each representing the right to receive a share of the Company's common stock.
6. The exercised options vested on November 16, 2017. The remaining options will be fully vested on February 16, 2019.
/s/ Riccardo Zacconi 11/20/2017
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