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Which stock exchanges are Acer traded on? What are Acer’s stock codes on Bloomberg and Reuters?

Acer shares are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) under the symbol of 2353. Foreign investors can invest in the form of Global Depository Receipts (GDR), which are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Each GDR represents five Acer shares.

Common Shares (Taiwan)
Bloomberg2353.TT
Reuters2353.TW
GDR (London)
BloombergACID:LI
ReutersACIDq.L

How many employees does Acer Group have globally?

The Acer Group has approximately 7,000 employees globally. Please visit Our People for more information.

What is Acer’s dividend history?

Please visit Dividend History.

When are Acer’s financial results announced?

According to Securities and Exchange Act, the financial information for the first, second and third quarters must be publicly announced and registered within 45 days after the end of each quarter. The annual financial report must be publicly announced and registered within three months after the end of the fiscal year. 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.

How can I obtain the latest quarterly earnings information?

Please visit Quarterly Reports & Presentations.

When do Acer’s fiscal quarters begin and end?

Our fiscal year is the same as our calendar year and ends on December 31.
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

What are Acer’s revenue breakdowns and where can I obtain them?

Acer’s revenue breakdowns by geography and product categories can be retrieved from the Results Presentations within Quarterly Reports & Presentations.

When does Acer hold the quarterly investor conference?

Acer usually hosts the Analyst Meeting after next@acer Global Press Conference. Please refer to the Analyst Meeting videos. The videos are in Chinese with English subtitles.

When is Acer’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting?

Acer usually hosts the shareholders’ General Meeting in June. For more information, please visit Shareholder’s Meeting.

Who is Acer’s independent accounting auditor?

KPMG.

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

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

For common shareholders:
Shareholders Service Office, Acer Inc.
7F-5, No. 369, Fuxing North Rd.
Taipei 10541, Taiwan
Email: 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
Tel: 1-877-CITI-ADR (1-877-248-4237, toll-free)
Tel: 1-781-575-4555 (Outside USA)
Fax: 1-201-324-3284

What is Acer’s stock history?

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.