FFHC Announced Ex-dividend Date as August 5 th, 2016



First Financial Holding Board of Directors approved today to set August 13th 2016 as the record date for its common stock dividends. The ex-dividend date will be August 5th, 2016. FFHC shareholders will receive NT$0.95 cash dividend and NT$0.45 stock dividend per common share. A total of NT$ 10,888,051,062 cash will be distributed. Current shares are 11,461,106,381; after issuance of 515,749,787 new shares, the number of outstanding shares will increase to 11,976,856,168.

As required by article 165 of the Company Law, the shareholders register will be closed for five days prior to the record date, i.e., from August 9th through August 13th, 2016, for registration transfer. Cash dividend is projected to be paid on August 25th 2016, and stock dividend is set to be delivered on September 10th 2016.

Company Profile

As of end of 2015, First Financial Holding Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 2892) is one of the largest financial groups in Taiwan, with an asset size of NT$2.50 trillion. There are more than 5 million individuals and corporate clients with a full range of product mix including retail banking, stock brokerage, asset and wealth management, and corporate and investment banking. Subsidiary First Commercial Bank is the major profit driver and has maintained its leading positions in selected areas as the SME business, home mortgages, mutual-fund distributions, deposit and lending. It currently owns 190 branches at home along with 34 overseas branches and representative offices, including US subsidiary of First Commercial Bank (USA). Subsidiary First Securities engages in brokerage, dealing, underwriting, and derivative products via its 26 operating offices around Taiwan. The assets under management by Subsidiary First Securities Investment Trust was over NT$95 billion. Other subsidiaries include First-Aviva Life Insurance Co, First Financial Assets Management Co., First Venture Capital Co., First Financial Management and Consulting Co., and First P&C Insurance Agency Co.,.

For further information, please go to www.ffhc.com.tw

Company Contacts:

Annie Lee / IR Head
Tel: +886 2 2348 4974
Email: i73020@firstbank.com.tw

K.C. Lee
Tel: +886 2348 4956
Email: kc_lee@fhc.com.tw

Keith Ke
Tel: +886 2 2348 4975
Email: Keith_ke@fhc.com.tw


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