Who is eligible?
Current Starbucks partners who participated in the May 2009 Stock Option Exchange Program.
What is happening?
Bean Stock options from the May 2009 Stock Option Exchange Program granted at $14.92 will fully vest (the remaining 50 percent) and be exercisable (for cash or actual shares of Starbucks stock) beginning June 1, 2011.
Choosing to exercise your stock options is a personal decision. There are tax consequences and investment risks associated with any stock-related transaction. You may want to contact a financial or tax advisor regarding your particular situation prior to initiating any transaction.
Review your account:
To activate your account, check balances, and exercise your stock options, go to netbenefits.fidelity.com or call a Fidelity Stock Plan Services representative at (866) 697-1048 in the U.S. and (800) 544-0275 outside of the U.S.
Eligible Starbucks partners can exercise these stock options (for cash or actual shares of Starbucks stock) if they choose beginning June 1, 2011 at netbenefits.fidelity.com. The expiration date of the Stock Option Exchange grants is June 1, 2016.
For more information:
· U.S. partners can learn more about Starbucks stock and benefits programs at mysbuxben.com.
· Canada partners can learn more about Starbucks stock and benefits programs at lifeat.sbux.com.
· International partners can learn more about Starbucks stock programs at netbenefits.fidelity.com.