May 17, 2007

Purchase of a Beneficiary Certificate through the Company’s Financial Affiliate

May 16, 2007, Samsung Electronics purchased a beneficiary certificate worth KRW 60 billion from Korea Investment & Securities.

- Asset management company: Samsung Investment Trust Management
- Name of fund: Samsung 03Private Placement Bond Trust #61
- Purpose of transaction: To stabilize asset management and improve profitability

* Note that pursuant to the Fair Trade Act, a purchaser of a beneficiary certificate shall disclose the transaction in case if the beneficiary certificate is worth more than KRW 10 billion and the securities firm or asset management company involved is the purchaser’s financial affiliate