Item 3.02.
Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.
As previously described in a Form 8-K filed on July 3, 2012, Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) completed on July 2, 2012, a private placement of $12.0 million in Senior Convertible Notes (the “Notes”).  On August 30, 2012, the Company elected to make its first monthly installment payment under the Senior Convertible Notes in shares of Company common stock.  Accordingly, on August 31, 2012, the Company issued 5,059,163 shares of its common stock to the five holders of the Notes in satisfaction of the $1,240,000 monthly installment payment that will be due and payable on October 1, 2012.
This issuance of shares of the Company’s common stock was made pursuant to the exemption from registration provided by Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, including pursuant to Rule 506 thereunder.  Such issuance was made solely to “accredited investors” under Rule 506 and was made without any form of general solicitation and with full access to any information requested by the holders of the Notes (in connection with the private placement in which the Notes were offered and sold) regarding the Company or the securities offered in the private placement.
Item 8.01. 
Other Events.
On July 18, 2012, the Company filed a registration statement with the SEC (the “Registration Statement”) registering the resale by the holders of the Notes of shares of Company common stock issuable pursuant to the Notes (the “Conversion Shares”).  The Registration Statement was declared effective by the SEC on August 30, 2012, and at the time of effectiveness, the Registration Statement covered the resale of up to 36,892,194 Conversion Shares.  Accordingly, as of the date of this Form 8-K, the maximum number of shares that the Company is permitted to elect to issue in satisfaction of installment payments under the Notes will be 36,892,194, including the shares issued on August 31, 2012 and assuming that certain equity conditions set out in the Notes (including trading volume requirements, the continued effectiveness of the Registration Statement, and compliance with the terms of the Notes) are satisfied at the times required in the Notes.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
/s/ Tony Chung
Tony Chung
Chief Financial Officer
Date:  September 7, 2012