SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 12, 2018
KULICKE AND SOFFA INDUSTRIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
23A Serangoon North Avenue 5, #01-01 K&S Corporate Headquarters, Singapore
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (215) 784-6000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 12, 2018, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Board of Directors of the Company has declared and authorized a quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock. The dividend payment will be made on January 14, 2019 to holders of record as of December 27, 2018. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
The information in this report, furnished under “Item 8.01 Other Events,” shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release dated December 12, 2018
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
KULICKE AND SOFFA INDUSTRIES, INC.
Date: December 12, 2018
/s/ LESTER A. WONG
Lester A. Wong
Senior Vice President, Interim Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel
K&S Corporate Headquarters
Kulicke & Soffa Pte Ltd
23A Serangoon North Ave 5
#01-01, Singapore 554369
Co. Regn. No. 199902120H
Kulicke & Soffa Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.12
SINGAPORE - December 12, 2018 - Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) (“Kulicke & Soffa”, “K&S” or the “Company”), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared and authorized a quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock. The dividend payment will be made on January 14, 2019 to holders of record as of December 27, 2018.
About Kulicke & Soffa
Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ: KLIC) is a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and electronic assembly solutions supporting the global automotive, consumer, communications, computing and industrial segments. As a pioneer in the semiconductor space, K&S has provided customers with market leading packaging solutions for decades. In recent years, K&S has expanded its product offerings through strategic acquisitions and organic development, adding advanced packaging, electronics assembly, wedge bonding and a broader range of expendable tools to its core offerings.
Combined with its extensive expertise in process technology and focus on development, K&S is well positioned to help customers meet the challenges of packaging and assembling the next-generation of electronic devices (www.kns.com).
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