VIA Announces 2Q’07/1H’07 Results

Taipei, Taiwan, 31 August 2007 – VIA Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced financial results for second quarter 2007.

Net sales for 2Q’07 were NT$4,490 million. Net loss was NT$615 million; based on diluted weighted average shares outstanding of 1,291.045 million shares, earnings per share were reported as negative NT$0.47.

For the first half of the year, net sales totaled NT$8,359million. Net loss was NT$1,658 million; based on weighted average shares outstanding of 1,291.045 million shares, earnings per share for the first half of the year were reported as negative NT$1.28.

Income Statements

2Q’07 1H’07
(in NTD millions, except EPS) Amount %   Amount %
Net Revenue 4,490 100.0% 8,359 100.0%
Cost of Goods Sold 3,452 76.9% 6,470 77.4%
Gross Profit 1,038 23.1% 1,889 22.6%
Operating Expenses 1,093 24.3% 2,177 26.1%
Operating Profit (55) -1.2% (288) -3.4%
Non-Operating Income 179 4.0% 261 3.1%
Non-Operating Expenses 722 16.1% 1,534 18.3%
Income Before Tax (598) -13.3% (1,561) -18.6%
Income Tax Credit (Expense) (17) -0.4% (97) -1.2%
Cumulative Effect of Changes in Accounting Principles(Net of Tax) 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Net Income (615) -13.7% (1,658) -19.8%
EPS (1,284.636 M shares) -$0.47 -$1.28

*Diluted Shares Outstanding:1,291.045M; Basic Shares Outstanding:1,291.0451M.

Balance Sheet

(in NTD millions) June 30, 2007 June 30, 2006
Amount % Amount %
Cash & Cash Equivalents 6,047 27.6% 6,136 22.3%
Investment in Marketable Financial Instruments 1,520 6.9% 207 0.8%
Receivables 2,165 9.9% 4,084 14.8%
Inventory 3,550 16.2% 5,171 18.8%
Other Current Assets 861 3.9% 640 2.3%
Total Current Assets 14,143 64.5% 16,238 59.0%
LT Investment 5,124 23.4% 7,956 28.9%
Fixed & Other Assets 2,671 12.1% 3,322 12.1%
Total Assets 21,938 100.0% 27,516 100.0%
Current Liabilities 6,296 28.7% 7,412 26.9%
LT Debt 1,717 7.8% 2,260 8.2%
Other Liabilities 810 3.7% 765 2.8%
Total Liabilities 8,823 40.2% 10,437 37.9%
Total Shareholders’ Equity 13,115 59.8% 17,079 62.1%

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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