SEC Form 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
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*
|C/O ASPEN TECHNOLOGY, INC.|
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2. Date of Event Requiring Statement
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Aspen Technology, Inc.
[ AZPN ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
||Officer (give title below)
||Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
||Form filed by One Reporting Person
||Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr.
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr.
||3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
||2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
||3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr.
||4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security
||5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||Amount or Number of Shares
|Explanation of Responses:|
|No securities are beneficially owned.|
||/s/ F.G. Hammond, attorney-in-fact
||** Signature of Reporting Person
|Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.|
|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person,
|** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations
18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).|
|Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient,
Instruction 6 for procedure.|
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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY
FOR SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS
Know all by these present, that the undersigned hereby makes,
constitutes and appoints each of Frederic G. Hammond and Susan E. Cutright,
singly and each acting individually, as the undersigned's true and lawful
attorney-in-fact with full power and authority as hereinafter described
(1) execute for and
on behalf of the undersigned, in the
undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director of Aspen
Technology, Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4 and 5 (including any amendments
thereto) in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
and the rules thereunder
(the "Exchange Act");
(2) do and perform
any and all acts for and on behalf of the
undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to prepare, complete and
execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5; prepare, complete and execute any amendment or
amendments thereto; and timely deliver and file such form with the United States
Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar
(3) seek or obtain,
as the undersigned's representative and on
the undersigned's behalf, information regarding transactions in the
Company's securities from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit
plan administrators and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such
person to release
any such information to such attorney-in-fact and approves and ratifies
any such release of information; and
(4) take any other
action of any type whatsoever in connection
with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may
be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the
undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such
attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and
shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in
such attorney-in-fact's discretion.
The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact
full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing
requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the
rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the
undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of
substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be
done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein
granted. The undersigned
acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such
capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming nor relieving, nor
is the Company assuming or relieving, any of the undersigned's responsibilities
to comply with
Section 16 of the Exchange Act.
The undersigned acknowledges that neither the Company nor the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact assume (i) any liability for the undersigned's
responsibility to comply with the requirements of the Exchange Act, (ii)
any liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such
requirements, or (iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit
disgorgement under Section
16(b) of the Exchange Act.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect
until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with
the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the
Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered
to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.
WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this
of Attorney to be executed as of April 26, 2022.
Ram R. Krishnan
Ram R. Krishnan
Subscribed and sworn before me, this 26th day of April
2022, a Notary Public in and for St. Louis County, State of Missouri
/s/ Sharon L.
My Commission Expires: 11/21/23
SHARON L. HYDE
Notary Public - Notary Seal
St Louis County - State of Missouri
Commission Number 11535019
My Commission Expires Nov 21, 2023