Magnachip Completes $37.5 Million Accelerated Stock Repurchase

SEOUL, South Korea, March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation (“Magnachip Corp.” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MX), announced today that the Company has completed its previously announced repurchase of $37.5 million of its common stock, pursuant to its accelerated stock repurchase agreement (the “ASR Agreement”) with JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (“JPM”). Magnachip repurchased approximately two million shares at an average price of $18.51.

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Previously, the Board of Directors authorized the purchase of up to $75 million of the Company’s common stock, meaning that $37.5 million remains authorized under the plan.

YJ Kim, Magnachip’s chief executive officer, stated: “Magnachip’s management team and Board of Directors are fully focused on enhancing value for our shareholders. We remain confident in our long-term position and the ability of our MX 3.0 strategy to generate growth and sustainable cash flow. As previously announced, one of our near-term cash use priorities is improving supply chain efficiencies. We will also continue to look for all opportunities to return capital to shareholders when it is prudent to do so.”

About Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation

Magnachip is a designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor platform solutions for communications, IoT, consumer, computing, industrial and automotive applications. The Company provides a broad range of standard products to customers worldwide. Magnachip with more than 40 years of operating history, owns a portfolio of approximately 1,150 registered patents and pending applications, and has extensive engineering, design and manufacturing process expertise. For more information, please visit www.magnachip.com. Information on or accessible through Magnachip’s website is not a part of, and is not incorporated into, this release.

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CONTACTS:

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Investor Contact:

So-Yeon Jeong

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