Chi Mei to net $680 million from combined GDR and EB sale

The equity portion is priced at a zero discount despite the ongoing investigation into alleged price fixing in the industry.

Taiwanese TFT-LCD maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics was able to overcome news of a US investigation into alleged price fixing in the industry and complete its combined sale of GDRs and exchangeable bonds yesterday.

The pricing was delayed from Tuesday to evaluate the potential legal impact of the investigation and to allow investors who had already submitted orders to have another look at the issue. But as no investors withdrew or changed their orders, the company and sole bookrunner...

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