SEC Form 3
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*
THORNLEY ANTHONY S

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O PEREGRINE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
9380 CARROLL PARK DRIVE

(Street)
SAN DIEGO CA 92121

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
08/07/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
PEREGRINE SEMICONDUCTOR CORP [ PSMI ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (1) 11/15/2020 Common Stock 21,798 8.95 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2) 11/15/2020 Common Stock 10,899 8.95 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (3) 10/25/2021 Common Stock 10,899 9.76 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Subject to continuous service, the option is exercisable with respect to 25% of the shares subject to this option on November 15, 2011 and in 36 successive equal monthly installments of the remaining shares subject to this option thereafter.
2. Subject to continuous service, the option is exercisable in 12 successive equal monthly installments from November 15, 2010.
3. Subject to continuous service, the option is exercisable in 12 successive equal monthly installments from April 1, 2014.
/s/ Jay Biskupski as Attorney-in-fact for Anthony S. Thornley 08/07/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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