VIA Announces 4Q’06 and 1Q’07 Results

Taipei, Taiwan, 30 April 2007 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced financial results for fourth quarter 2006 and first quarter 2007.

Net sales for 4Q’06and 1Q’07 were NT$ 3,766 million and NT$ 3,869million respectively. Net income for the two quarters were negative NT$ 1,869 million and negative NT$ 1,043 million respectively; based on the weight average shares outstanding of 1,285.146 million shares and 1,290.968 million shares, earnings per share were reported as negative NT$1.45 and negative NT$0.81 for 4Q’06 and 1Q’07 respectively.

For the whole year 2006, net sales totaled NT$ 21,450 million and net income for the year were negative NT$ 1,155 million; based on weight average shares outstanding of 1,285.146 million shares, earnings per share for the year were reported at negative NT$0.90.

Quarterly Income Statements

4Q06 4Q05
(in NTD millions, except EPS) Amount % Amount %
Net Revenue 3,766 100.0% 6,734 100.0%
Cost of Goods Sold (3,037) -80.6% (4,773) -70.9%
     Gross Profit 729 19.4% 1,961 29.1%
Operating Expenses (1,349) -35.8% (1,394) -20.7%
     Operating Profit (620) -16.4% 567 8.4%
Non-Operating Income (300) -8.0% 646 9.6%
Non-Operating Expenses (873) -23.2% (430) -6.4%
     Income Before Tax (1,793) -47.6% 783 11.6%
Income Tax Credit (Expense) (76) -2.0% (18) -0.3%
Cumulative Effect of Changes in Accounting Principles(Net of Tax) 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Net Income (1,869) -49.6% 765 11.3%
EPS (1,285.146 M shares) -$1.45 $0.60

1Q07 1Q06
(in NTD millions, except EPS) Amount % Amount %
Net Revenue 3,869 100.0% 7,005 100.0%
Cost of Goods Sold (3,018) -78.0% (4,871) -69.5%
     Gross Profit 851 22.0% 2,134 30.5%
Operating Expenses (1,084) -28.0% (1,557) -22.2%
     Operating Profit (233) -6.0% 577 8.2%
Non-Operating Income 82 2.1% 1,155 16.5%
Non-Operating Expenses (812) 21.0% (315) -4.5%
     Income Before Tax (963) -24.9% 1,417 20.2%
Income Tax Credit (Expense) (80) -2.1% (60) -0.9%
Cumulative Effect of Changes in Accounting Principles (Net of Tax) 0 0.0% (0) 0.0%
Net Income (1,043) -27.0% 1,357 19.3%
EPS (1,290.968 M shares) -$0.81 $1.06

Annual Income Statements

2006 Full Year 2005 Full Year
(in NTD millions, except EPS) Amount % Amount %
Net Revenue 21,450 100.0% 19,193 100.0%
Cost of Goods Sold (16,025) -74.7% (14,450) -75.3%
Gross Profit 5,425 25.3% 4,743 24.7%
Operating Expenses (5,313) -24.8% (4,764) -24.8%
Operating Profit 112 0.5% (21) -0.1%
Non-Operating Income 327 1.5% 2,014 10.5%
Non-Operating Expenses (1,393) -6.5% (1,854) -9.7%
Income Before Tax (954) -4.4% 139 0.7%
Income Tax Credit (Expense) (201) -0.9% (13) -0.0%
Cumulative Effect of Changes in Accounting Principles (Net of Tax) (0) 0.0% 0 0.0%
Net Income (1,155) -5.4% 126 0.7%
EPS (1,285.146 M shares) – $0.90 $0.10

Balance Sheet

(in NTD, millions) Dec. 31, 2006 Mar. 31, 2007
Amount % Amount %
Cash & Cash Equivalents 6,183 24.8% 5,434 25.3%
Investment in Marketable
Financial Instruments
1,676 6.7% 1,327 6.2%
Receivables 3,876 15.5% 2,136 9.9%
Inventory 4,196 16.8% 3,539 16.4%
Other Current Assets 879 3.5% 922 4.3%
Total Current Assets 16,810 67.4% 13,358 62.1%
LT Investment 5,210 20.9% 5,374 25.0%
Fixed & ther Assets 2,938 11.8% 2,769 12.9%
Total Assets 24,958 100.0% 21,501 100.0%
Current Liabilities 7,638 30.6% 5,117 23.8%
LT Debt 1,838 7.4% 1,838 8.6%
Other Liabilities 820 3.3% 825 3.8%
     Total Liabilities 10,296 41.3% 7,780 36.2%
     Total Shareholders’ Equity 14,662 58.7% 13,722 63.8%

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc. (TSE 2388) is the foremost fabless supplier of market-leading core logic chipsets, low power x86 processors, advanced connectivity, multimedia, networking and storage silicon, and complete platform solutions that are driving system innovation in the PC and embedded markets. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the world’s top OEMs, motherboard vendors and system integrators.www.via.com.tw

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