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*
MOORTHY GANESH

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED
2355 WEST CHANDLER BOULEVARD

(Street)
CHANDLER AZ 85224-6199

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC [ MCHP ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Exec. VP & COO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/15/2011
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 Stock 11/15/2011 M 16,000 A $27.153 85,219 (1) I Shares held Directly and Indirectly, by Trust. (1)
Common Stock 11/15/2011 S 16,000 D $37.04 69,219 (2) I Shares held Directly and Indirectly, by Trust. (2)
Common Stock 11/15/2011 M 1,032 A $36.87 70,251 (3) I Shares held Directly and Indirectly, by Trust. (3)
Common Stock 11/15/2011 F 414 D $36.87 69,837 (4) I Shares held Directly and Indirectly, by Trust. (4)
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
Common Stock Option (Right to Buy) $27.153 11/15/2011 M 16,000 02/17/2005 04/03/2012 Common Stock 39,000 $0 23,000 D
Restricted Stock Units $36.87 11/15/2011 M 1,032 (5) (5) Common Stock 8,255 $0 4,128 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Of the 85,219 shares held, 12,186 shares were held Directly; 73,033 shares were held by Trust.
2. Of the 69,219 shares held, 12,186 shares were held Directly; 57,033 shares were held by Trust.
3. Of the 70,251 shares held, 12,186 shares were held Directly; 58,065 shares were held by Trust.
4. Of the 69,837 shares held, 12,186 shares were held Directly; 57,651 shares were held by Trust.
5. The restricted stock units will vest in eight equal quarterly installments beginning February 15, 2011 as long as the individual remains a service provider through the vesting date. Vested shares will be delivered to the reporting person upon vest.
Remarks:
Deborah L. Wussler, as Attorney-in-Fact 11/16/2011
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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