Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSM)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 26, 2012 8:00 a.m. ET


Lora Ho - CFO and Vice President

Morris Chang - Chairman and CEO

Elizabeth Sun - Head, Investor Relations


Daniel Heyler - Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Mehdi Hosseini - Susquehanna International

Randy Abrams - Credit Suisse

Steven Pelayo - HSBC

Michael Chou - Deutsche Bank

Satya Kumar – Credit Suisse

Dan Malkoun – Viking Global

Szeho Ng - BNP Paribas


Elizabeth Sun

[Call Starts Abruptly]… For those participants who do not yet have a copy of the press release, you may download it from TSMC’s website at www.tsmc.com. Please also download the summary slides in relation to today’s quarterly review presentation.

I would like to remind all listeners that the following discussions may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements.

Information as to those factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from TSMC’s forward-looking statements may be found in TSMC’s Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on April 13, 2012 and such other documents as TSMC may file with or submit to the SEC from time to time. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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