VIA Announces 3Q’07 Results

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

Net sales for 3Q’07 were NT$3,813 million. Net loss was NT$970 million; based on diluted weighted average shares outstanding of 1,291.152 million shares, earnings per share were reported as negative NT$0.76.

For the first three quarters of the year, net sales totaled NT$12,172 million. Net loss was NT$2,628million; based on weighted average shares outstanding of 1,291.152 million shares, earnings per share for the first three quarters of the year were reported at negative NT$2.04.

Income Statements

3Q’07 1Q’07-3Q’07
(in NTD millions, except EPS) Amount % Amount %
Net Revenue 3,813 100.0% 12,172 100.0%
Cost of Goods Sold 3,051 80.0% 9,520 78.2%
Gross Profit 762 20% 2,652 21.8%
Operating Expenses 951 24.9% 3,129 25.7%
Operating Profit (189) -4.9% (477) -3.9%
Non-Operating Income 120 3.1% 381 3.1%
Non-Operating Expenses 870 22.8% 2,404 19.7%
Income Before Tax (939) -24.6% (2,500) -20.5%
Income Tax Credit (Expense) (31) -0.8% (128) -1.1%
Net Income (970) -25.4% (2,628) -21.6%
EPS (1,287.058M shares) -$0.76 -$2.04

*Diluted Shares Outstanding: 1,291.152M; Basic Shares Outstanding:1,291.152M.

Balance Sheet

(in NTD millions) Sep 30, 2007 Sep 30, 2006
Amount %   Amount %
Cash & Cash Equivalents 5,372 26.7% 5,499 22.3%
Investment in Marketable Financial Instruments 1,671 8.3% 6 0.0%
Receivables 2,066 10.3% 3,052 12.3%
Inventory 3,232 16.1% 4,612 18.7%
Other Current Assets 889 4.4% 664 2.7%
Total Current Assets 13,230 65.8% 13,833 56.0%
LT Investment 4,200 20.9% 7,730 31.3%
Fixed & Other Assets 2,667 13.3% 3,153 12.8%
Total Assets 20,097 100.0% 24,716 100.0%
Current Liabilities 5,015 25.0% 5,157 20.9%
LT Debt 2,125 10.5% 2,205 8.9%
Other Liabilities 802 4.0% 782 3.1%
   Total Liabilities 7,942 39.5% 8,144 32.9%
   Total Shareholders’ Equity 12,155 60.5% 16,572 67.1%

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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