Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Our legal and commercial name is Vimicro International Corporation. We commenced operations in 1999 through Vimicro China, a company established in China. In February 2004, we incorporated Vimicro International Corporation in the Cayman Islands as an exempted company with limited liability under the Cayman Islands laws. In May 2004, we underwent a corporate reorganization whereby all former owners of Vimicro China transferred their ownership interests in Vimicro China to Vimicro International Corporation, and Vimicro China became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vimicro International Corporation. Following the share transfer, each former owner of Vimicro China and/or its designated nominee subscribed for the shares of Vimicro International Corporation based on such former owner’s pro rata ownership interest in Vimicro China prior to the reorganization. We completed our initial public offering on November 18, 2005. ... More ...