SOURCE: Taiwan Greater China Fund

Taiwan Greater China Fund

December 21, 2009 14:50 ET

Taiwan Greater China Fund Announces Completion of Semi-Annual Repurchase Offer

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 21, 2009) - The Taiwan Greater China Fund (NYSE: TFC), a diversified closed-end registered investment company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (the "Fund"), announced today that it has completed the repurchase of shares of its common stock in connection with the semi-annual repurchase offer that expired on December 11, 2009. The repurchase price per share was $6.72 (100% of the net asset value per share as determined at the close of regular trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on December 16, 2009, to which a 2% repurchase fee was applied, such that the net amount paid was $6.59 per share).

Approximately 72.34% of the Fund's 12,409,440 outstanding shares of common stock were submitted for repurchase on December 11, 2009 and not withdrawn in connection with the repurchase offer. Because the Fund offered to repurchase up to 5% of its outstanding shares in the repurchase offer, the Fund repurchased submitted shares on a pro rata basis as described in the repurchase offer materials. Approximately 6.91% of the shares submitted by shareholders were repurchased.

The Taiwan Greater China Fund is listed and publicly traded in the United States. The Fund is organized for investment in securities of Taiwan issuers by non-Taiwan investors and follows an investment strategy of primarily investing in Taiwan listed companies that derive or expect to derive a significant portion of their revenues from operations in or exports to mainland China.

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements regarding future circumstances. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Fund's current expectations and assumptions and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements including, in particular, the risks and uncertainties described in the Fund's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results, events, and performance may differ. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The Fund undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. The inclusion of any statement in this release does not constitute an admission by the Fund or any other person that the events or circumstances described in such statement are material.

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