This excerpt taken from the LPL 6-K filed Aug 14, 2006.
5. Stockholders equity
In July 2004, pursuant to Securities Registration Statement filed on July 16, 2004 with Korean Stock Exchange, the Company sold 8,640,000 shares of common stock for gross proceeds of (Won)298,080 million. Concurrently, pursuant to a Form F-1 registration statement filed on July 15, 2004 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Company sold 24,960,000 shares of common stock in the form of American Depositary shares (ADSs) for gross proceeds of US$748,800 thousands.
In September 2004, pursuant to the underwriting agreement dated July 15, 2004 , the Company sold 1,715,700 shares of common stock in the form of American Depositary shares (ADSs) for gross proceeds of US$51,471 thousands.
In July 2005, pursuant to a Form F-1 registration statement filed on July 22, 2005 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Company sold 27,900,000 shares of common stock in the form of ADSs for gross proceed of US $1,189,656 thousands ((Won)1,220,706 million). In July 2005, pursuant to the underwriting agreement dated July 21, 2005, the Company sold 4,600,000 shares of common stock in the form of ADSs for gross proceeds of US $196,144 thousands ((Won)201,263 million).
The Company intends to use the proceeds of these sales to fund the capital expenditures associated with the construction of its seventh generation TFT-LCD fabrication plant (P7) and other LCD facility in Korea.
On May 21, 2004, employees of the Company formed an employee stock ownership association, (ESOA), which has the right to purchase on behalf of its membership up to 20% (1,728,000 shares) of shares offered publicly in Korea, pursuant to Korean Securities and Exchange Act. Employees purchased the shares through ESOA with the loan provided by the Company at the initial public offering price ((Won)34,500) and put under individual employees account. 20% of the 20% of shares (345,600 shares) purchased by employees with loans from the Company is accounted for as a restricted stock award which vests over four years. Unearned compensation, shown as a deduction of Capital Surplus, will be amortized over the 4 year vesting period. During the six month period ended June 30, 2006, the Company recorded compensation expense of (Won)1,758 million.
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