SEC FORM 4 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*
GOTTWALD JOHN D

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1100 BOULDERS PARKWAY

(Street)
RICHMOND VA 23225

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ALBEMARLE CORP [ ALB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Vice Chairman of the Board
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/15/2007
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 06/14/2007 G V 18,019 D $0 719,487 D
Common Stock 06/15/2007 G V 404 D $0 719,083 D
Common Stock 10/15/2007 A 400(8) A $47.03 719,483 D
Common Stock 1,370,408 I Held by Westham Partners, L.P., reporting person is a limited partner & general partner.*
Common Stock 1,000,000 I Held as co-trustee fbo reporting person's family (among others) u/w Floyd D. Gottwald.*
Common Stock 46,296 I Held by WM Gottwald, trustee Samuel S. Gottwald's Crummey Trust u/a dtd 1/3/89*(1)
Common Stock 27,010 I Held by Samuel S. Gottwald
Common Stock 1,598 I Held as custodian for son, James Christian Gottwald*
Common Stock 6,452 I Held by WM Gottwald as trustee fbo James Christian Gottwald u/a dtd 10/20/87*
Common Stock 11,414 I Held by WM Gottwald as trustee fbo James Christian Gottwald u/a dtd 12/21/87*
Common Stock 46,296 I Held by WM Gottwald, trustee James Christian Gottwald Crummey Trust u/a dtd 1/3/89*(1)
Common Stock 18,294 I Held by WM Gottwald, trustee of James Christian Gottwald's Gallo Trust u/a dtd 1/3/89*
Common Stock 26,450 I Held by WM Gottwald trustee of Charles Houston Gottwald Gallo Trust u/a dtd 9/5/89*
Common Stock 46,120 I Held by WM Gottwald trustee Charles Houston Gottwald Crummey Trust u/a dtd 9/5/89*(1)
Common Stock 9,514 I Held by WM Gottwald as trustee fbo Charles Houston Gottwald u/a dtd 10/18/89*
Common Stock 52,048 I Held by WM Gottwald as trustee Margaret Addison Gottwald Crummey Trust u/a dtd 3/9/92*(1)
Common Stock 171,710 I Held as co-trustee fbo (among others) reporting person's family u/a dtd 12/16/91*(5)
Common Stock 177,450 I Held by me and James T. Gottwald, trustees fbo reporting person's children u/a dated 4/10/92 *(6)
Common Stock 74,340 I Held by me as trustee FBO WM Gottwald Jr's Trust u/a dtd 10/13/83*(4)
Common Stock 54,130 I Held as trustee WM Gottwald Jr.'s Crummey Trust u/a dtd 1/3/89*(2)
Common Stock 54,130 I Held as trustee Elizabeth I. Gottwald's Crummey Trust u/a dtd 1/3/89*(2)
Common Stock 10,748 I Held by William M. Gottwald as trustee fbo Samuel S. Gottwald u/a dtd 12/21/87(3)
Common Stock 33,320 I Held as trustee of Elizabeth I. Gottwald Trust u/a 3/28/85(7)
Common Stock 35,016 I Held by Spouse
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
Explanation of Responses:
1. 25,462 shares held of record by Westham Partners, L.P.*
2. 28,350 held of record by Westham Partners, L.P.*
3. Additional Indirect Holdings: 33,320 Held as trustee FBO Elizabeth I. Gottwald's Trust u/a dtd 3/28/85.* 24,990 shares held of record by Westham Partners, L.P.* 55,690 Held by me and James T. Gottwald as trustee for the William M. Gottwald Trust dtd 8/16/90.* 19,052 Held by me and William M. Gottwald as trustees fbo James Matthew Gottwald u/a dtd 12/1/81.* 10,972 Held by me and William M. Gottwald as trustees fbo Sarah Wren Gottwald u/a dtd 3/1/83.* 10,472 Held by me as custodian for son, Samuel S. Gottwald.* ; 35,016 shares held by spouse. *Portion of shares held of record by Westham Partners, L.P. * Reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership.
4. 55,754 shares held of record by Westham Partners, L.P.
5. 128,782 shares held of record by Westham Partners, L.P.
6. 133,088 shares held of record by Westham Partners, L.P.
7. 24,990 shares held of record by Westham Partners, L.P.
8. Shares represent quarterly installment of non-employee director's stock compensation pursuant to Non-Employee Director Stock Plan.
Remarks:
Nicole C. Daniel, attorney in fact 10/17/2007
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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