TSMC Shareholders Approve NT$4.5 Cash Dividend and Elect Board of Directors

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – June 9, 2015 –TSMC (NYSE: TSM) today held its 2015 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, which passed the following major resolutions:

1. Acknowledged the 2014 Business Report and Financial Statements. Consolidated revenue for 2014 totaled NT$762.81 billion and net income was NT$263.90 billion with earnings per share of NT$10.18.

2. Approved the distribution of a NT$4.5 cash dividend per common share.

3. Elected TSMC’s 13th Board of Directors. The eight Directors are: Morris Chang, F.C. Tseng, Johnsee Lee (Representative of the Development Fund, Executive Yuan), Sir Peter L. Bonfield, Stan Shih, Thomas J. Engibous, Kok-Choo Chen, and Michael R. Splinter. Five of those elected, Sir Peter L. Bonfield, Stan Shih, Thomas J. Engibous, Kok-Choo Chen, and Michael R. Splinter, are independent directors.