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*
Al Thani Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O AMYRIS, INC.
5885 HOLLIS ST., SUITE 100

(Street)
EMERYVILLE CA 94608

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
03/15/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AMYRIS, INC. [ AMRS ]
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)
Common Stock 2,595,155 I By Biolding Investment SA (1)
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
Explanation of Responses:
1. HRH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani, a member of the Issuer's Board of Directors, is a director of Biolding Investment SA ("Biolding") and indirectly holds a majority of Biolding's outstanding shares, and as such, may be deemed to share voting and investment power over the securities held by Biolding. HRH Sheikh Al Thani disclaims beneficial ownership of the Common Stock, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
Remarks:
Exhibit List Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney
/s/ Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani by Nicholas Khadder, Attorney-in-Fact 03/21/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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