Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC)

1/3/2005 and 1/4/2006 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

1/6/2004 Proxy Information

On November 28, 2000, Mackenzie-Childs Ltd. filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. At the time of the Chapter 11 filing, MacDonell Roehm, Jr., a director of the Company, was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mackenzie-Childs Ltd. Mr. Roehm was hired by Mackenzie-Childs Ltd. in 2000 to implement remedial action plans. By filing the petition, Mackenzie-Childs Ltd. sought reorganization to provide a framework under which those remedial action plans could be executed.

Larry D. Striplin was Chairman of Circle "S" Industries, Inc. and American Fine Wire Corporation before their acquisition by Kulicke & Soffa in 1995.