SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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*
Motto Amy

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ALBEMARLE CORPORATION
451 FLORIDA STREET

(Street)
BATON ROUGE LA 70801

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
06/11/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ALBEMARLE CORP [ ALB ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Vice President, Catalysts
5. 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 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 4,234 I Albemarle Savings Plan
Common Stock 1,851 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: 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
Non-Qualified Stock Option (Right to Buy) 04/01/2012(1) 03/31/2019 Common Stock 2,500(2) 22.45 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (Right to Buy) (3) 03/11/2020 Common Stock 3,000 41.94 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (Right to Buy) (4) 01/30/2021 Common Stock 3,200 56.16 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (Right to Buy) (5) 02/23/2022 Common Stock 4,000 66.14 D
Restricted Stock Unit 02/24/2015(6) (7) Common Stock 5,000 (8) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Cliff vests on 4/01/2012.
2. 12,000 Stock Options granted on 4/01/2009. Vested on 4/01/2012. 9,500 shares exercised to date. 2,500 remaining.
3. Stock Option to vest in 3 equal installments: 1/3 vested on 3/12/2011 (not yet exercised), 1/3 vested on 3/12/2012 (not yet exercised), and 1/3 to vest on 3/12/2013.
4. Stock Option to vest in 3 equal installments: 1/3 vested on 1/31/2012 (not yet exercised), 1/3 to vest on 1/31/2013, and 1/3 to vest on 1/31/2014.
5. Stock Option to vest in 3 equal installments: 1/3 on 2/24/2013, 1/3 on 2/24/2014 and 1/3 on 2/24/2015.
6. To cliff vest on 2/24/2015.
7. No expiration date.
8. Restricted Stock Unit to convert 1 to 1 into common stock.
Remarks:
/s/ Karen G. Narwold, Attorney-in-Fact 06/19/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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