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 TSMC’s 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.