SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

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*
ETKIND ANDREW R

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1200 EAST 151ST STREET

(Street)
OLATHE KS 66062

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
GARMIN LTD [ GRMN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
VP, General Counsel, Secretary
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/29/2012
4. 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 Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Shares 02/29/2012 M 12,000 A $30.66 53,171 (1) D
Common Shares 02/29/2012 D 7,740 D $47.54 45,431 (1) D
Common Shares 02/29/2012 F 1,555 D $47.54 43,876 (1) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Appreciation Right $30.66 02/29/2012 M 12,000 (2) 12/16/2015 Common Shares 12,000 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The number of Common Shares reported in Column 5 includes (a) 5,332 unvested shares acquired pursuant to an award of 6,665 restricted stock units on December 10, 2010 (the award vests in five equal annual installments beginning on December 10, 2011, (b) 4,002 unvested shares acquired pursuant to an award of 6,670 restricted stock units on December 11, 2009 (the award vests in five equal annual installments beginning on December 11, 2010), (c) 6,000 unvested shares that were acquired pursuant to a grant of 15,000 restricted stock units on December 12, 2008 (the award vests in five equal annual installments beginning on December 12, 2009), and (d) 5,370 unvested shares that were acquired pursuant to the award of restricted stock units on December 14, 2011 (the award vests in five equal annual installments beginning on December 14, 2012).
2. The stock appreciation right vested in five equal annual installments beginning on December 16, 2006.
Remarks:
Andrew R. Etkind 03/01/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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