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Applera Accelerates Old Options Vesting

Applera’s board of directors has approved acceleration of the vesting of stock options held by employees and directors, the company said in an SEC filing last week. Options with vesting based on performance and those held by employees in certain foreign companies were not accelerated, the company said. The shares received on exercise held by directors and senior management may not be sold any earlier than the original vesting date, or upon termination.

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