SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
TO RULES 13d-1(b), (c), AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2
(Amendment No. 11)*
|(Name of Issuer)|
COMMON STOCK, PAR VALUE $.01
|(Title of Class of Securities)|
023135 10 6
December 31, 2008
|(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)|
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
¨ Rule 13d-1(b)
¨ Rule 13d-1(c)
x Rule 13d-1(d)
|*||The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting persons initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.|
The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be filed for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
|CUSIP No. 023135 10 6||SCHEDULE 13G||Page 2 of 5 Pages|
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (entities only)
Jeffrey P. Bezos
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
SEC USE ONLY
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
5 SOLE VOTING POWER
6 SHARED VOTING POWER
7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)
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|Item 1(a).||Name of Issuer:|
This Amendment No. 11 to Schedule 13G relates to Amazon.com, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company).
|Item 1(b).||Address of Issuers Principal Executive Offices:|
The Companys principal executive offices are located at 1200 12th Avenue South, Suite 1200, Seattle, WA 98144.
|Item 2(a).||Name of Person Filing:|
This Amendment No. 11 to Schedule 13G relates to Jeffrey P. Bezos.
|Item 2(b).||Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:|
The business address of the reporting person is 1200 12th Avenue South, Suite 1200, Seattle, WA 98144.
Mr. Bezos is a United States citizen.
|Item 2(d).||Title of Class of Securities:|
This Amendment No. 11 to Schedule 13G relates to the Companys common stock, par value $.01 per share (the Common Stock).
|Item 2(e).||CUSIP Number:|
The CUSIP Number for the Companys Common Stock is 023135 10 6.
|Item 3.||If this Statement is Filed Pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or Rule 13d-2(b) or (c), Check Whether the Person Filing is a:|
|(a)||¨||Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Exchange Act.|
|(b)||¨||Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Exchange Act.|
|(c)||¨||Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Exchange Act.|
|(d)||¨||Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act.|
|(e)||¨||An investment adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);|
|(f)||¨||An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);|
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|(g)||¨||A parent holding company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);|
|(h)||¨||A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act;|
|(i)||¨||A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act;|
|(j)||¨||Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).|
The following describes the ownership of Common Stock by Mr. Bezos as of December 31, 2008:
|(a)||Amount beneficially owned: 97,168,276|
|(b)||Percent of class: 22.7%|
|(c)||Number of shares as to which such person has:|
|(i)||Sole power to vote or direct the vote: 97,161,454|
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 6,822 1
|(iii)||Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 97,161,454|
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 6,8221
|Item 5.||Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.|
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following ¨ .
|Item 6.||Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.|
These shares are held with Mr. Bezos wife in a joint brokerage account.
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|Item 7.||Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company.|
|Item 8.||Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.|
|Item 9.||Notice of Dissolution of Group.|
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
|Date: January 30, 2009|
|/s/ Jeffrey P. Bezos|
|Name: Jeffrey P. Bezos|
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