The Laclede Group
2006 Equity Incentive Plan
Restricted Stock Award Agreement
THIS AGREEMENT, made as of this 5
day of November 2008, between The Laclede Group, Inc.
(the “Company”) and «Name» (the “Participant”).
Pursuant to the terms of the Company’s 2006 Equity Incentive Plan, as approved by shareholders in
January 2006, (the “Plan”), the Participant has been awarded shares of Restricted Stock conditioned upon the
execution and delivery by the Company and the Participant of this Agreement setting forth the terms and
conditions applicable to such award.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement, the parties
hereto hereby agree as follows:
1. Award of Restricted Stock . Pursuant and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein
and in the Plan, the Company awards to the Participant, effective as of the Award Date,
«Grant» («Spelled_Out») shares of Common Stock of the Company, subject to the terms, conditions and
restrictions described in this Agreement and in the Plan (the “Restricted Stock”).
2. Award Date . The Award Date of the Restricted Stock awarded under this Agreement is
November 5, 2008.
3. Incorporation of Plan . All terms, conditions and restrictions of the Plan are incorporated
herein and made part hereof as if stated herein. If there is any conflict between the terms and conditions of the
Plan and this Agreement, the terms and conditions of the Plan, as interpreted by the Administrator, shall
govern. All capitalized terms used herein, but not otherwise defined, shall have the meaning given to such terms in
4. Restrictions and Conditions . Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, Participant
shall forfeit, for no consideration, any and all right to the Restricted Stock under this Award upon Participant’s
termination of employment with the Company and any of its subsidiaries for an