Inside Job

Hessel, Evan
March 2007
Forbes Asia;3/26/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p97
The article focuses on the financial problems of Amkor Technology, the world's second largest semiconductor assembly and test firm, which has a big insider stake, with the family of chief executive James Kim owning 46% of the common stocks. The author says the Kims are extracting a nice stream of cash from Amkor, but the public shareholders are faring badly. In addition, he mentions the negative impact of putting the family's interests ahead of those of public shareholders, on the Kims.


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