Press Release
Sunplus Shareholders Approved NT$ 2 Cash Dividend, NT$ 1 Stock Dividend and Elected New Directors, Supervisors
Science-Based Industrial Park, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. May 06, 2003 -
Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (SUNPLUS or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2401, FTSE : SUPD), today held the annual shareholders meeting, at which the shareholders approved the distribution of stock dividends at 10% plus a cash dividend of NT$2.0 per common share.

The other major conclusions of this shareholders' meeting are as follow:
1. Shareholders accepted the financial results for 2002. Net sales for FY2002 were NT$8,636 million and net income was NT$2,116 million, with an earnings per share of NT$3.03.

2. Shareholders approved the capitalization of dividends and employee profit sharing to be distributed from fiscal year 2002 profits and capital reserves. The company will distribute stock dividend as 100 shares of per 1,000 shares from capital surplus, which is equivalent to 69,495,000 common shares and issue 13,059,000 shares as employees stock bonus from earnings. Issuance of new shares totaled 82,554,000 common shares. The total outstanding shares after dividend will be 777,504,000 shares.

3. Shareholders elected new directors and supervisors. The new directors are Chou-Chye Huang, Yarn-Chen Chen, Bing-Huang Shih, Hou-Shien Chu, Ritek Corporation and Hsien-Cheng Liu. Supervisors are Global View Technology, Duen-Chian Cheng and Liang-Chung Chang.

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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