ChipMOS REPORTS NOVEMBER 2010 REVENUE

Dec 15, 2010, 08:00 ET from ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Dec 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company'') (Nasdaq: IMOS) today reported its unaudited consolidated revenue for the month of November 2010.

Revenue for the month of November 2010 was NT$1,394.8 million or US$45.8 million, a decrease of 0.9% from the month of October 2010 and an increase of 19.2% from the same period in 2009. (All translations from NT dollars to U.S. dollars were made at the exchange rate of NT$30.47 against US$1.00 as of November 30, 2010.)

November revenue is in-line with both overall market trends and with guidance provided on the Company's third quarter 2010 earnings conference call.  ChipMOS has observed the demand for LCD driver semiconductor becoming stronger from November and the demand is expected to continue into the first quarter of 2011.  

Consolidated Monthly Revenues (Unaudited)

November 2010

October 2010

November 2009

MoM Change

YoY Change

Revenues

(NT$ million)

1,394.8

1,407.1

1,170.5

-0.9%

19.2%

Revenues

(US$ million)

45.8

46.2

38.4

-0.9%

19.2%

ChipMOS' November 2010 consolidated revenues included revenues of ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS Taiwan"), ChipMOS U.S.A., Inc., MODERN MIND TECHNOLOGY LIMITED and its wholly-owned subsidiary ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Shanghai) LTD. ("ChipMOS Shanghai"), and ThaiLin Semiconductor Corp. ("ThaiLin").

About ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.:

ChipMOS (http://www.chipmos.com ) is a leading independent provider of semiconductor testing and assembly services to customers in Taiwan, Japan, and the U.S. With advanced facilities in Hsinchu and Southern Taiwan Science Parks in Taiwan and Shanghai, ChipMOS and its subsidiaries provide testing and assembly services to a broad range of customers, including leading fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers and independent semiconductor foundries.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this announcement may be viewed as "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of thse U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual performance, financial condition or results of operations of the Company to be materially different from any future performance, financial condition or results of operations implied by such forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these risks, uncertainties and other factors is included in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and in the Company's other filings with the SEC.

Contacts:

In Taiwan

Dr. S.K. Chen

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.

+886-6-507-7712

s.k._chen@chipmos.com

In the U.S.

Chesha Gibbons

Director of Investor Relations

+415-730-1307

chesha_gibbons@chipmos.com

David Pasquale

Global IR Partners

+1-914-337-8801

dpasquale@globalirpartners.com

SOURCE ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.



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