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*
FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
TRIDENT MICROSYSTEMS INC [ TRIDQ ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
Member of Group Owning 10%
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/26/2012
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, par value $0.001 per share 11/26/2012 P 51,500 A $0.2519 5,425,700 D (1) (2) (3)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/27/2012 P 21,600 A $0.25 5,447,300 D (1) (2) (3)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/26/2012 P 56,000 A $0.2519 6,125,160 D (1) (2) (4)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/27/2012 P 23,500 A $0.25 6,148,600 D (1) (2) (4)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/26/2012 P 3,500 A $0.2519 345,100 D (1) (2) (5)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/27/2012 P 1,500 A $0.25 346,600 D (1) (2) (5)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/26/2012 P 5,000 A $0.2519 537,500 D (1) (2) (6)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/27/2012 P 2,100 A $0.25 539,600 D (1) (2) (6)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/26/2012 P 79,000 A $0.2519 8,618,573 D (1) (2) (7)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/27/2012 P 33,233 A $0.25 8,651,806 D (1) (2) (7)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/26/2012 P 2,500 A $0.2519 257,900 D (1) (2) (8)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/27/2012 P 1,000 A $0.25 258,900 D (1) (2) (8)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/26/2012 P 2,500 A $0.2519 275,100 I See Footnotes (1) (2) (9)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 11/27/2012 P 1,000 A $0.25 276,100 I See Footnotes (1) (2) (9)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 21,392,806 I See Footnotes (1) (2) (10)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 21,668,906 I See Footnotes (1) (2) (11)
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*
FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Farallon Capital Offshore Investors II, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Farallon Capital (AM) Investors, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
FRIED RICHARD B

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Hirsch Daniel J.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
LANDRY MONICA R

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Linn Michael G

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MILLHAM STEPHEN L

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
PATEL RAJIV A

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Roberts Thomas G. Jr.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.
ONE MARITIME PLAZA, SUITE 2100

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The entities and individuals identified in the footnotes of this Form 4 may be deemed members of a group holding equity securities of the Issuer. The filing of this Form 4 and any statements included herein shall not be deemed to be an admission that such entities and individuals are members of such group.
2. Since the number of reporting persons that may be listed on a Form 4 is limited, the entities and individuals listed in these footnotes that are not reporting persons on this Form 4 are filing an additional Form 4 on the date hereof as reporting persons with respect to the securities described herein (the "Parallel Form 4"). Information regarding these entities and individuals is included in this Form 4 for purposes of clarification and convenience only, and is duplicative of the information reported in the Parallel Form 4.
3. The amount of securities shown in this row is owned directly by Farallon Capital Partners, L.P. ("FCP").
4. The amount of securities shown in this row is owned directly by Farallon Capital Institutional Partners, L.P. ("FCIP").
5. The amount of securities shown in this row is owned directly by Farallon Capital Institutional Partners II, L.P. ("FCIP II").
6. The amount of securities shown in this row is owned directly by Farallon Capital Institutional Partners III, L.P. ("FCIP III").
7. The amount of securities shown in this row is owned directly by Farallon Capital Offshore Investors II, L.P. ("FCOI II").
8. The amount of securities shown in this row is owned directly by Farallon Capital (AM) Investors, L.P. ("FCAMI" and, together with FCP, FCIP, FCIP II, FCIP III and FCOI II, the "Farallon Funds").
9. The amount of securities shown in this row is owned directly by one or more discretionary accounts (the "Managed Accounts") managed by Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. ("FCMLLC"). As the registered investment adviser to the Managed Accounts, FCMLLC may be deemed to be a beneficial owner of the Issuer's securities held by the Managed Accounts. FCMLLC disclaims any beneficial ownership of any of the Issuer's securities reported or noted herein for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "34 Act"), or otherwise, except to the extent of its pecuniary interest, if any.
10. The amount of securities shown in this row is owned directly by the Farallon Funds. As the general partner of each of the Farallon Funds, Farallon Partners, L.L.C. ("FPLLC") may be deemed to be a beneficial owner of the Issuer's securities held by the Farallon Funds. FPLLC disclaims any beneficial ownership of any of the Issuer's securities reported or noted herein for purposes of Section 16 of the '34 Act or otherwise, except as to securities representing its pro rata interest in, and interest in the profits of, the Farallon Funds.
11. The amount of securities shown in this row is, in the aggregate, owned directly by the Farallon Funds and the Managed Accounts. Each of Richard B. Fried, Daniel J. Hirsch, Monica R. Landry, Michael G. Linn, Stephen L. Millham, Rajiv A. Patel, Thomas G. Roberts, Jr., Andrew J.M. Spokes, Thomas F. Steyer, John R. Warren and Mark C. Wehrly (collectively, the "Managing Members"), as a managing member of FPLLC and FCMLLC with the power to exercise investment discretion, may be deemed to be a beneficial owner of the Issuer's securities held by the Farallon Funds or the Managed Accounts. Each of the Managing Members disclaims any beneficial ownership of any of the Issuer's securities reported or noted herein for purposes of Section 16 of the '34 Act or otherwise, except to the extent of his or her pecuniary interest, if any.
/s/ Monica R. Landry, as attorney-in-fact and/or authorized signer for Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. 11/28/2012
/s/ Monica R. Landry, as attorney-in-fact and/or authorized signer for Farallon Capital Offshore Investors II, L.P. 11/28/2012
/s/ Monica R. Landry, as attorney-in-fact and/or authorized signer for Farallon Capital (AM) Investors, L.P. 11/28/2012
/s/ Monica R. Landry, for herself and as attorney-in-fact and/or authorized signer for each of Richard B. Fried, Daniel J. Hirsch, Michael G. Linn, Stephen L. Millham, Rajiv A. Patel and Thomas G. Roberts, Jr. 11/28/2012
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