Press Release
Stock Dividend Details for GDRs
Science-Based Industrial Park, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. June 24, 2002 - Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2401, LSE: SUPD), states stock dividend details related to it's FTSE-listed GDR. The GDR's ex-dividend date will be June 26th, 2002 (Taipei Time) which is the same as common shares. Stock price will be divided on the ex-dividend date based on 25% stock dividend. The cash dividend is NT$3.0/GDR share for each GDR share represents 2 common Sunplus shares.

Detail information as below:

Stock Name: Sunplus Tech
Stock Symbol: TSE: 2401
Dividend Rate: 25% Stock Dividend
NT$3.0 Cash Dividend/GDR
Ex-dividend Date: June 26th, 2002
Record Date: July 2nd, 2002
Depositary Bank: The Bank of New York
Payable Date: N.A. **

**The common shareholders will receive the dividend-stock receipts and cash dividend around late August 2002 when the stock receipts are well printed and entitled. The GDRs distribution date will be about one to two weeks after the common share dividend is distributed due to GDR Depositary Bank redistribution.

About Sunplus

Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 2401, LSE: SUPD), established in 1990, is a leading chip provider for multimedia and automotive applications such as DVD player, portable DVD player, home entertainment audio products, car infotainment and advanced driving assistance system(ADAS). Meanwhile Sunplus is offering high-speed I/O IP, high performance data conversion IP, and analog IP for a broad range of applications on consumer, portable, and connected devices for Sunplus has been accumulating strong IP technologies on consumer and multimedia segments. Sunplus is headquartered in Taiwan and has service offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu. For more information, please visit Sunplus website at

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