Press Release
Sunplus Shareholders' EGM Approved Return of Capital
NT$5.1 Billion Return to Shareholders
Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 8th, 2006 - Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2401, LSE: SUPD) today held its 3rd shareholders' extraordinary general meeting at 9:00AM December 8th, 2006 in the Association of Industries in Hsinchu Science Park. During the meeting, the shareholders approved return of capital NT$5,11billion to shareholders.

According to the resolution, total cash NT$5,114,357,580 will be returned to shareholders and there will be 511,435,758 shares reduced after return of capital. Based on the outstanding 1,022,871,515 share on 2006/10/18, approximately NT$5 per share will be paid to shareholders, representing approximately 50% reduction from its original 1,022,871,515 outstanding shares on 2006/10/18. The GDR shareholders will enjoy same paid-out rate with common shareholders while every 1GDR represents 2 common shares.

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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