Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP /DE/ (Form: 3, Received: 11/13/2017 19:55:15)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

GEHA SAM

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
11/3/2017 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP /DE/ [CY]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

198 CHAMPION COURT

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
Corporate SVP, Memory Products /

(Street)

SAN JOSE, CA 95134       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

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   44809   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: 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
Stock Option (right to buy)     (1)   (1) Common Stock   18500   $11.27   D    
Stock Option (right to buy)     (2)   (2) Common Stock   24000   $11.55   D    
Restricted Stock Units   (3)   (4)   (4) Common Stock   6000   $0.00   D    
Restricted Stock Units   (3)   (5)   (5) Common Stock   3251   $0.00   D    
Restricted Stock Units   (3)   (6)   (6) Common Stock   2335   $0.00   D    
Restricted Stock Units   (3)   (7)   (7) Common Stock   9102   $0.00   D    
Restricted Stock Units   (3)   (8)   (8) Common Stock   36310   $0.00   D    
Restricted Stock Units   (3)   (9)   (9) Common Stock   52276   $0.00   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The option vests in 60 equal monthly installments. The first installment became exercisable on December 19, 2012. The option will be fully vested on November 19, 2017 and is due to expire on December 18, 2020.
(2)  The option vests in 60 equal monthly installments. The first installment became exercisable on June 9, 2013. The option will be fully vested on May 9, 2018 and is due to expire on May 30, 2021.
(3)  Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of common stock.
(4)  The restricted stock units vest in five equal annual installments beginning on November 10, 2015.
(5)  The restricted stock units vest in five equal annual installments beginning on June 22, 2016.
(6)  The restricted stock units vest on February 2, 2018.
(7)  The restricted stock units vest on February 2, 2018.
(8)  The restricted stock units vest on February 2, 2018.
(9)  34,851 restricted stock units vest on February 1, 2019 and 17,425 restricted stock units vest on February 3, 2020.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
GEHA SAM
198 CHAMPION COURT
SAN JOSE, CA 95134


Corporate SVP, Memory Products

Signatures
/s/ Pamela L. Tondreau, attorney-in-fact 11/13/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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