ViaSat, Inc.
VIASAT INC (Form: 4, Received: 11/13/2017 17:15:56)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Duffy Shawn Lynn
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

VIASAT INC [ VSAT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

6155 EL CAMINO REAL
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

11/10/2017
(Street)

CARLSBAD, CA 92009
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
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. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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
$.0001 par value common stock   11/10/2017     M    1458   A $0.00   16706   (1) D    
$.0001 par value common stock   11/10/2017     F (2)    548   D $68.40   16158   D    
$.0001 par value common stock                  1564   (3) I   By 401(k)  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 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 of Derivative Security: 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
restricted stock unit   $0.00   11/10/2017     M         1458      (4)   (5) common stock   1458   $0.00   0   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Includes 87 shares purchased under the ViaSat Employee Stock Purchase Plan ("ESPP") on December 30, 2016 and 90 shares purchased under the ESPP on June 30, 2017.
(2)  This entry represents the number of shares of ViaSat, Inc. common stock withheld by the Issuer to satisfy the tax withholding obligation of the Reporting Person. These shares were not sold by the Reporting Person but were instead offset from the total number of vested shares received by the Reporting Person from the Issuer.
(3)  Includes 137 shares of common stock the reporting person acquired under the ViaSat 401(k)Plan, since the date of the reporting person's last ownership report.
(4)  The original restricted stock unit grant was for 5,833 restricted stock units on 11/14/2013. Subject to the reporting person's election to defer the receipt of the common stock, the units vest and convert into shares of common stock (on a 1 for 1 basis) at the rate of 1/4 on the 13th month anniversary of the grant date; 1/4 on the second anniversary of the grant date; 1/4 on the third anniversary and 1/4 on the fourth anniversary of the grant date.
(5)  Until vested, the restricted stock unit shall be subject to forfeiture in the event of termination of employment or service with the issuer.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Duffy Shawn Lynn
6155 EL CAMINO REAL
CARLSBAD, CA 92009


Chief Financial Officer

Signatures
Kathleen K. Hollenbeck, under power of attorney 11/13/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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