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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: Which stock exchanges are Acer traded on? What is the Acer stock code on Bloomberg and Reuters?

A: Here (http://acer-group.com/public/Investor_Relations/stock_information.htm)

Q2: What is the par value of each Acer Inc. common share?

A: The par value is NT$10 per common share.

Q3: How many employees does Acer Group have globally?

A: The Acer Group, including Gateway and Packard Bell, has approximately 7,000 employees globally (March 31, 2015).

Q4: What is Acer's dividend history?

A: Please go to Dividend History.

Q5: How can I obtain the latest quarterly earnings information?

A: Please go to Financial Reports & Presentations..

Q6: When are Acer's financial results announced?

A: Acer’s quarterly financial results are approved by the meetings of the board of directors. They are released to the public in the middle of May for Q1, August for Q2, November for Q3 and March of the following year for Q4 results. Acer's monthly sales numbers get usually announced by around the 10th of the following month.

Q7: When do Acer’s fiscal quarters begin and end?

A: First quarter (Q1): January 1 ~ March 31 Second quarter (Q2): April 1 ~ June 30 Third quarter (Q3): July 1 ~ September 30 Fourth quarter (Q4): October 1 ~ December 31

Q8: Who is Acer's independent accounting auditor?

A: KPMG

Q9: Who may I contact for questions related to Acer’s financial status?

A:
For investors or analysts:
Acer Inc.
1F, No. 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd.
Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-2696-1234
Fax: +886-2-8691-1031
Email: investor.relations@acer.com

For common shareholders:
Shareholders Service Office
7F-5, No. 369, Fuxing North Rd.
Taipei 10541, Taiwan
E-mail: stockaffairs@acer.com.tw
Tel: +886-2-2719-5000
Fax: +886-2-8712-5519

For GDR shareholders:
Citibank Depositary Receipts Services
388 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013, U.S.A.
Email: citibank@shareholders-online.com.

Toll-free line: 1-877-248-4237 (Outside USA: 1-781-575-4555)

Q10: What is Acer stock history?

A:

Feb 2015
Completed the second public offering of 300 million common shares to raise NTD5.4 billion (US$180 million) in funds.

May 2013
Issued the second issuance of NT$ 6 billion in unsecured convertible corporate bonds.

Aug 2011
Successfully issued US$500 million in convertible bonds.

Jul 2011
Acquired US-based iGware with US$320 million for mid- to long-term investment in cloud technology. iGware's legal entity become Acer Cloud Technology Company.

Aug 2010
Integrated Founder Tech’s PC sales team and channels in the China market.

Mar 2008
Acer completed the merger of Packard Bell.

Oct 2007
Acer completed the merger of Gateway.

2001
Acer Inc (2306.TW) is merged into Sertekt (2353.TW). Sertekt as the surviving entity, and was then renamed as Acer Inc.(2353.TW)

2000
Acer split off its OEM business unit to create Wistron Corp., an independent design and IT manufacturing company.

1996
Acer Inc. listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE). Initial price of the shares of “Acer Inc” is NT$ 35 per share of NT$ 10 par value.

1989
TI-Acer DRAM joint venture with Texas Instruments was formed.

Sep 1987
Multitech, was renamed as Acer Inc.

August 1, 1976
Company is founded under the name Multitech, focusing on trade and product design.