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*
SOROS FUND MANAGEMENT LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
888 SEVENTH AVENUE
33RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10106

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
EXAR CORP [ EXAR ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/05/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X 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 Stock 10/05/2012 S 50,000 D $8.45 6,616,666 I See footnote (1)
Common Stock 10/05/2012 S 250,000 D $8.44 6,366,666 I See footnote (1)
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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SOROS FUND MANAGEMENT LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
888 SEVENTH AVENUE
33RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10106

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SOROS GEORGE

(Last) (First) (Middle)
888 SEVENTH AVENUE
33RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10106

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SOROS ROBERT

(Last) (First) (Middle)
888 SEVENTH AVENUE
33RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10106

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. These securities are held for the account of Quantum Partners LP, a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership ("Quantum Partners"). Soros Fund Management LLC ("SFM LLC") serves as principal investment manager to Quantum Partners. As such, SFM LLC has been granted investment discretion over portfolio investments held for the account of Quantum Partners. George Soros serves as Chairman of SFM LLC and Robert Soros serves as President and Deputy Chairman of SFM LLC.
Remarks:
The filing of this statement shall not be deemed an admission that any of the Reporting Persons are the beneficial owner of any securities not held directly for its account for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise.
/s/ Jay Schoenfarber, as Assistant General Counsel 10/10/2012
/s/ Jay Schoenfarber, as Attorney-in-Fact of George Soros 10/10/2012
/s/ Jay Schoenfarber, as Attorney-in-Fact of Robert Soros 10/10/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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