O2Micro SHARES TRADE ON CAYMAN ISLANDS STOCK EXCHANGE

Date13-Jul-2004
O2Micro Shares Trade on Cayman Islands Stock Exchange

 

( BW)(CA-O2MICRO)(OIIM) O2Micro Shares Trade on Cayman Stock Exchange

 

Business Editors/High-Tech Writers

 

SANTA CLARA, Calif. & GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 13, 2004--O2Micro(R) International Limited (Nasdaq:OIIM), a leading supplier of innovative power management and security ICs to manufacturers of products for the computer, consumer, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that its shares are listed for trading on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX(R)) with the trading symbol OIIM-KY.

O2Micro shares have been listed on NASDAQ(R) since August 2000 with the trading symbol OIIM. Shares can be traded on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange through CSX(R) authorized brokers such as:

 

-- Cayman National Securities, Phone: 345-949-7722

Mr. Naiem Qadir or Mr. Dominic Tomkins

 

-- Butterfield Asset Management, Phone: 345-949-7055

 

-- CIBC Bank and Trust, Phone: 345-949-8666

 

-- RBC Dominion Securities, Phone: 345-949-4066

 

-- TAL Global Asset Management, Phone: 345-946-9080

 

Please send any inquiries regarding the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange to csx@csc.com.ky. Additional information can be found on the website at http://www.csx.com.ky.

 

"This dual international listing of O2Micro shares, on CSX(R) and NASDAQ(R), will facilitate trading convenience for many international investors," said Sterling Du, CEO and Chairman of O2Micro.

 

About O2Micro

 

Founded in April 1995, O2Micro develops and markets innovative power management and security components for manufacturers of products for the computer, consumer, industrial, and communications markets. Products include Intelligent Lighting, Battery Charger and Management, DC/DC Converter, SmartCardBus(R) and 4-in-1 MemoryCardBus(TM) ICs.

O2Micro International maintains an extensive portfolio of intellectual property with 1524 patent claims granted, and over 5000 more pending. The company maintains offices worldwide. Additional company and product information can be found on the company website at www.o2micro.com.

 

Statements made in this release that are not historical, including statements regarding O2Micro's or management's intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations, representations, projections, plans or predictions of the future, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in these statements.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include risks and uncertainties such as reduced demand for products of electronic equipment manufacturers which include O2Micro's products due to adverse economic conditions in general or specifically affecting O2Micro's markets, technical difficulties and delays in the developments process, and errors in the products. You are also referred to the Form F-1 in connection with the company's initial public offering in August 2000, Form F-3 in connection with the company's public offering in November 2001, and the annual reports on Form 20-F, which identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The company assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

 

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CONTACT: Cayman National Securities Company

Naiem Qadir, 345-949-7722

Dominic Tomkins, 345-949-7722

http://www.caymannational.com

or

O2Micro

Gil Goodrich, 408-987-5920 x8013

gil.goodrich@o2micro.com