|TRIVAGO N.V. filed this Form F-3 on 04/05/2018|
exercised; provided, however, that, unless otherwise permitted by the Committee, any such exercise must be with respect to a portion of the applicable Option or Share Appreciation Right relating to no less than the lesser of the number of Shares then subject to such Option or Share Appreciation Right or 100 Shares. In the case of the exercise of an Option, such notice shall be accompanied by payment in full of the aggregate purchase price (which shall equal the product of such number of Shares subject to such Option multiplied by the applicable per Share exercise price) by certified or bank check or such other instrument as the Company may accept. If approved by the Committee, payment, in full or in part, may also be made as follows:
(i) To the extent permitted by applicable law, payment may be made in the form of unrestricted Shares already owned by Participant (by delivery of such Shares or by attestation) of the same class as the Shares subject to the Option (based on the Fair Market Value of the Shares on the date the Option is exercised).
(ii) To the extent permitted by applicable law, payment may be made by delivering a properly executed exercise notice to the Company, together with a copy of irrevocable instructions to a broker to deliver promptly to the Company the amount of sale proceeds necessary to pay the purchase price, and, if requested, the amount of any federal, state, local or foreign withholding taxes. To facilitate the foregoing, the Company may, to the extent permitted by applicable law, enter into agreements for coordinated procedures with one or more brokerage firms. To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Committee may also provide for Company loans to be made for purposes of the exercise of Options by Participants who are employees of the Company or its Subsidiaries.
(iii) Payment may be made by instructing the Company to withhold a number of Shares having a Fair Market Value (based on the Fair Market Value of the Shares on the date the applicable Option is exercised) equal to the product of (A) the exercise price per Share multiplied by (B) the number of Shares in respect of which the Option shall have been exercised.
(iv) Without prejudice to the other provisions of this Section 5(f), upon the exercise of an Option or a Share Appreciation Right resulting in an issuance of Shares, the Participant shall immediately pay in cash the par value of an Ordinary Share in connection with such issuance, unless the Committee has decided that such par value shall be charged against the Company's reserves (subject to applicable law).
(g) Delivery; Rights of Shareholders. No Shares shall be delivered pursuant to the exercise of an Option or Share Appreciation Right until the exercise price therefor and the par value per Ordinary Share (in case of such exercise resulting in an issuance of Shares, unless such par value shall be charged against the Company's reserves) has been fully paid and applicable taxes have been withheld. The applicable Participant shall have all of the rights of a shareholder of the Company holding the class or series of Shares that is subject to the Option or Share Appreciation Right (including, if applicable, the right to vote the applicable Shares and the right to receive dividends), when the Participant (i) has given written notice of exercise (whereby textual notice of exercise shall be sufficient if applicable law does not allow for requesting a