TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 6-K 2012
1934 Act Registration No. 1-14700
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of June 2012
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing
(Translation of Registrants Name Into English)
No. 8, Li-Hsin Rd. 6,
Hsinchu Science Park,
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.)
Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.)
Yes ¨ No x
(If Yes is marked, indicated below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82: .)
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
TSMC Shareholders Approve NT$3.0 Cash Dividend and Elect Board of Directors
Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. June 12, 2012 TSMC (NYSE: TSM) today held its 2012 Annual Shareholders Meeting, which passed the following major resolutions:
1. Acknowledged the 2011 Business Report and Financial Statements. Consolidated revenue for 2011 totaled NT$427.08 billion and net income was NT$134.20 billion, with earnings per share of NT$5.18.
2. Approved the distribution of a NT$3.0 cash dividend per common share.
3. Elected TSMCs 12th Board of Directors. The nine Directors are: Morris Chang, F.C. Tseng, Sir Peter L. Bonfield, Stan Shih, Thomas J. Engibous, Gregory Chow, Kok-Choo Chen, Johnsee Lee (Representative of the Development Fund, Executive Yuan), and Rick Tsai. Five of those elected, Sir Peter L. Bonfield, Stan Shih, Thomas J. Engibous, Gregory Chow, and Kok-Choo Chen, are independent directors.
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