Thursday, December 28, 2006

Nam Tai Electronics, Inc.

Industry: Electronics

Main business locations: Global

Registered Office:
116 Main Street
3rd Floor
Road Town, Tortola
British Virgin Islands

Listed on: NYSE
Ticker: NTE

Financial highlights:
Sales: $797.2 million (2005)
Operating profits: $52.7 million (2005)
Market Capitalization: $670 million (December 28, 2006)

Main shareholders:
M. K. Koo: 13.0%
Peter R. Kellogg: 13.0%
I.A.T. Reinsurance Syndicate Ltd.: 11.7%

About the BVI Company:

Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. is a company working in the spheres of electronics manufacturing and design services. It was founded in 1975 in Hong Kong as an electronic products trading company. In 1978 the company's focus was changed to manufacturing of electronic products. In 1980 they moved their manufacturing facilities to China; later these were relocated to Shenzhen, China, in order to take advantage of opportunities offered in southern China. At the moment the company is domiciled in the British Virgin Islands.

Nam Tai provides its services to a select group of the world's leading OEMs of telecommunications and consumer electronic products. The range of manufactured goods includes electronic components and sub-assemblies, e.g. LCD panels and modules, RF modules, DAB modules, FPC sub-assemblies and image sensors modules and PCBA for BluetoothTM headsets. The components are used in numerous electronic products, including cellular phones, laptop computers, digital cameras, electronic toys, handheld video game devices and microwave ovens. The company also produces finished products, namely, cellular phones in semi-knocked down, or SKD, form, mobile phone accessories and educational products.

Nam Tai services include also hardware and software design, component purchasing, assembly into finished products or electronic sub-assemblies and post-assembly testing. They also provide original design manufacturing, or ODM, services, which include designing and developing proprietary products that are sold by our OEM customers under their brand names.

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