Leaving?

This section explains what happens to your Bean Stock if you no longer work at Starbucks. Your experience will vary depending on your situation and when you received your Bean Stock.

Bean Stock RSUs:

Situation:

  • You voluntarily leave Starbucks or are separated for reason other than misconduct or retirement.
  • You involuntarily leave Starbucks for misconduct.
  • You retire at age 55 or greater and have 10 years or more of credited service.
  • All vested RSUs that were converted to actual shares are yours. You determine when to sell these shares.* There is no time limit.
  • All unvested RSUs are forfeited.

Situation: Your death

  • All unvested RSUs will vest in full as of the date of your separation. The vested RSUs will go to your estate. Your estate will determine when to sell these shares. There is no time limit.

Situation: You become totally disabled

  • All unvested RSUs will vest in full as of the date of your separation. The vested RSUs are yours. You determine when to sell these shares*. There is no time limit.
*Note: If you received Bean Stock RSUs in China in 2014 or later and are a PRC national, all your vested RSUs will be subjected to forced sale at separation. Cash proceeds from the sale of vested RSUs will be delivered to you through local payroll.