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Parent Company Only Financial Statements for the Years Ended December 31, 2013 and 2012
and Independent Auditors’ Report
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NOTES TO PARENT COMPANY ONLY FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE YEARS ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2013 AND 2012

13.

INVESTMENTS ACCOUNTED FOR USING EQUITY METHOD

Investments accounted for using the equity method consisted of the following:

a.

Investments in subsidiaries

Subsidiaries consisted of the following:

Starting June 2013, the Company has no power to govern the financial and operating policies of Xintec due to the loss of power to cast the majority of votes at meetings of the Board of Directors, but over which the Company still retains significant influence. Accordingly, Xintec is reclassified as an associate. Please refer to Note 31.

In January 2012, the Company invested NT$100,000 thousand and established a wholly-owned subsidiary, TSMC GN, which engages mainly in investment activities. In May 2013 and in February 2012, the Company participated directly or through TSMC GN in the issuance of new shares by TSMC SSL and TSMC Solar for cash. As of December 31, 2013, the Company’s percentages of ownership in TSMC SSL and TSMC Solar were 92% and 99%, respectively.

b.

Investments in associates

Associates consisted of the following:

The summarized financial information in respect of the Company’s associates is set out below. The summarized financial information below represents amounts shown in the associates’ financial statements prepared in accordance with the Accounting Standards Used in Preparation of the Parent Company Only Financial Statements, which is also adjusted by the Company using the equity method of accounting.

The market prices of the investments accounted for using the equity method in publicly traded stocks calculated by the closing price at the end of the reporting period are summarized as follows: