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ASE Assembly & Test (Shanghai) Limited to Acquire Shares of Wuxi Tongzhi Microelectronics Co., Ltd. from Toshiba Semiconductor (Wuxi) Co., Ltd.

TAIPEI, Taiwan, R.O.C., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX) (the "ASE", or the "Company") hereby announces that in order to strengthen the capability of its Shanghai subsidiary for providing IC assembly and testing services, ASE will procure its wholly-owned subsidiary, ASE Assembly & Test (Shanghai) Limited (the "ASESH") to enter into an equity interests transfer agreement (the "EITA") with Toshiba Semiconductor (Wuxi) Co., Ltd. ("TSW") ( a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation).  Under the EITA, ASESH will pay RMB 70 million to TSW to acquire 100% shares in Wuxi Tongzhi Microelectronics Co., Ltd. held by TSW.

About ASE Group

The ASE Group is the world's largest provider of independent semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly and test.  As a global leader geared towards meeting the industry's ever growing needs for faster, smaller and higher performance chips, the Group develops and offers a wide portfolio of technology and solutions including IC test program design, front-end engineering test, wafer probe, wafer bump, substrate design and supply, wafer level package, flip chip, system-in-package, final test and electronic manufacturing services through Universal Scientific Industrial Co Ltd, a member of the ASE Group.  The Group generated sales revenues of $6.6 billion in 2012 and employs over 56,000 people worldwide.  For more information about the ASE Group, please visit www.aseglobal.com.

About Wuxi Tongzhi Micro electronics Co., Ltd.

Location:

Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

CEO:

Yoshiyuki Taguchi

Established:

2010

Capital:

73.5million RMB

Employees:

Approximately 250

Business:

Semiconductor assembly and testing services

Safe Harbor Notice

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements regarding our future results of operations and business prospects.  Although these forward-looking statements, which may include statements regarding our future results of operations, financial condition or business prospects, are based on our own information and information from other sources we believe to be reliable, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which apply only as of the date of this presentation.  The words "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "plan" and similar expressions, as they relate to us, are intended to identify these forward-looking statements in this presentation.  Our actual results of operations, financial condition or business prospects may differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements for a variety of reasons, including risks associated with cyclicality and market conditions in the semiconductor industry; demand for the outsourced semiconductor packaging and testing services we offer and for such outsourced services generally; the highly competitive semiconductor industry; our ability to introduce new packaging, interconnect materials and testing technologies in order to remain competitive; our ability to successfully integrate pending and future mergers and acquisitions; international business activities; our business strategy; general economic and political conditions, including the recent global financial crisis; possible disruptions in commercial activities caused by natural or human-induced disasters; our future expansion plans and capital expenditures; the strained relationship between the Republic of China and the People's Republic of China; fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates; and other factors.  For a discussion of these risks and other factors, please see the documents we file from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F filed on April 24, 2013.C

Contact:

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.

Room 1901, No. 333, Section 1

Keelung Road, Taipei, Taiwan, 110

Tel: + 886.2.6636.5678

Fax: + 886.2.2757.6121

http://www.aseglobal.com

 

 

Joseph Tung, Chief Financial Officer

Eddie Chang, Senior Director

Joseph Su, Manager

ir@aseglobal.com

 

 

SOURCE Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.



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