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Purchase a worldwide patent portfolio of wireless telecommunication technologies
1.Name and nature of the subject matter (if preferred shares, the terms and conditions of issuance shall also be indicated, e.g.dividend yield):A worldwide patent portfolio of wireless telecommunication technologies, including 82 issued patents and 14 patents applications.
2.Date of occurrence of the event:2011/04/02
3.Volume, unit price, and total monetary amount of the transaction:82 issued patents and 14 patents applications at the amount of Seventy-Five Million United States Dollars (USD 75,000,000).
4.Counterpart to the trade and its relationship to the Company (if the trading counterpart is a natural person and furthermore is not an actual related party of the Company, the name of the trading counterpart is not required to be disclosed):
ADC Telecommunications, Inc.
Relationship to the Company:None
5.Where the counterpart to the trade is an actual related party, a public announcement shall also be made of the reason for choosing the related party as trading counterpart and the identity of the previous owner (including its relationship with the company and the trading counterpart), price of transfer, and date of acquisition:N/A
6.Where a person who owned the property within the past five years has been an actual related person of the company, a public announcement shall also include the dates and prices of acquisition and disposal by the related person and the person’s relationship to the company at those times:N/A
7.Matters related to the creditor's rights currently being disposed of (including types of collateral of the disposed creditor's rights; if the creditor's rights are creditor's rights toward a related person, the name of the related person and the book amount of the creditor's rights toward such related person currently being disposed of must also be announced):N/A
8.Anticipated profit or loss from the disposal (not applicable in cases of acquisition of securities) (where originally deferred, the status or recognition shall be stated and explained):N/A
9.Terms of delivery or payment (including payment period and monetary amount), restrictive covenants in the contract, and other important stipulations:HTC needs to pay USD 67,500,000 by April 15, 2011 and the remaining USD 7,500,000 should be paid by April 15, 2014.
10.The manner in which the current transaction was decided, the reference basis for the decision on price, and the decision-making department:
The Board of Directors passed this transaction proposal and authorized the Chairperson to approve the transaction.
HTC commissioned Pro. Chen and Robert Lu of China Intangible Asset Appraisement (CIAA) and CPA George Chou of BDO Taiwan Union & Co. to review the reasonableness of the transaction price and negotiated with ADC based on the findings and opinions in the appraisal report.
11.Current cumulative volume, amount, and shareholding percentage of holdings of the security being traded (including the current trade) and status of any restriction of rights (e.g.pledges):N/A
12.Current ratio of long or short term securities investment (including the current trade) to the total assets and shareholder's equity as shown in the most recent financial statement and the operating capital as shown in the most recent financial statement:N/A
13.Broker and broker's fee:None
14.Concrete purpose or use of the acquisition or disposition:To develop the wireless telecommunication technology in HTC.
15.Net worth per share of company underlying securities acquired or disposed of:N/A
16.Do the directors have any objection to the present transaction?:None
17.Has the CPA issued an opinion on the unreasonableness of the price of the current transaction?:No
18.Any other matters that need to be specified:None