GlobalFoundries Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Mal­ta, NY, Octo­ber 4, 2021 – Glo­bal­Found­ries® (GF®), a glo­bal lea­der in fea­ture-rich semi­con­duc­tor manu­fac­tu­ring, today announ­ced that it has publicly filed a regis­tra­ti­on state­ment on Form F‑1 with the U.S. Secu­ri­ties and Exchan­ge Com­mis­si­on (the “SEC”) rela­ting to the pro­po­sed initi­al public offe­ring of its ordi­na­ry shares. The num­ber of ordi­na­ry shares to be offe­red and the pri­ce ran­ge for the pro­po­sed offe­ring have not yet been deter­mi­ned. GF has app­lied to list its ordi­na­ry shares on the Nasdaq Glo­bal Select Mar­ket under the ticker sym­bol “GFS.”

Mor­gan Stan­ley, BofA Secu­ri­ties, J.P. Mor­gan, Citigroup and Credit Suis­se are acting as acti­ve book-run­ning mana­gers for the pro­po­sed offe­ring. Deut­sche Bank Secu­ri­ties, HSBC and Jef­fe­ries are acting as addi­tio­nal book-run­ning mana­gers for the pro­po­sed offe­ring. Baird, Cowen, Need­ham & Com­pa­ny, Ray­mond James, Wed­bush Secu­ri­ties, Drex­el Hamil­ton, Sie­bert Wil­liams Shank and IMI – Inte­sa San­pao­lo are acting as co-mana­gers for the pro­po­sed offering.

The pro­po­sed offe­ring will be made only by means of a pro­spec­tus. Copies of the preli­mi­na­ry pro­spec­tus, when avail­ab­le, may be obtai­ned from: Mor­gan Stan­ley & Co. LLC, Atten­ti­on: Pro­spec­tus Depart­ment, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014; BofA Secu­ri­ties, Inc., NC1-004–03-43, Atten­ti­on: Pro­spec­tus Depart­ment, 200 North Col­le­ge Street, 3rd Floor, Char­lot­te, NC 29255 or by email at; J.P. Mor­gan Secu­ri­ties LLC, c/o Broadridge Finan­cial Solu­ti­ons, 1155 Long Island Ave­nue, Edge­wood, NY 11717, by tele­pho­ne at 866–803-9204 or by email at; Citigroup Glo­bal Mar­kets Inc., c/o Broadridge Finan­cial Solu­ti­ons, 1155 Long Island Ave­nue, Edge­wood, NY 11717, by tele­pho­ne at (800) 831‑9146 or by email at; or Credit Suis­se Secu­ri­ties (USA) LLC, Attn: Pro­spec­tus Depart­ment, Ele­ven Madi­son Ave­nue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10010, by tele­pho­ne at 800–221-1037 or by email at

A regis­tra­ti­on state­ment rela­ting to the­se secu­ri­ties has been filed with the SEC but has not yet beco­me effec­ti­ve. The­se secu­ri­ties may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accep­ted, pri­or to the time the regis­tra­ti­on state­ment beco­mes effec­ti­ve. This press release does not con­sti­tu­te an offer to sell or the soli­ci­ta­ti­on of an offer to buy the­se secu­ri­ties, nor shall the­re be any sale of the­se secu­ri­ties in any sta­te or juris­dic­tion in which such offer, soli­ci­ta­ti­on or sale would be unlaw­ful pri­or to regis­tra­ti­on or qua­li­fi­ca­ti­on under the secu­ri­ties laws of any such sta­te or jurisdiction.

For­ward-Loo­king Statements

This news release may con­tain for­ward-loo­king state­ments, which invol­ve risks and uncer­tain­ties. Rea­ders are cau­tio­ned not to place undue reli­an­ce on any of the­se for­ward-loo­king state­ments. The­se for­ward-loo­king state­ments speak only as of the date here­of. GF under­ta­kes no obli­ga­ti­on to update any of the­se for­ward-loo­king state­ments to reflect events or cir­cum­s­tan­ces after the date of this news release or to reflect actu­al out­co­mes, unless requi­red by law.

About GF:

Glo­bal­Found­ries Inc. (GF) is one of the world’s lea­ding semi­con­duc­tor manu­fac­tu­rers. GF deli­vers fea­ture-rich solu­ti­ons that enab­le its cus­to­mers to deve­lop inno­va­ti­ve pro­ducts for per­va­si­ve chips for high-growth mar­kets. GF pro­vi­des a broad ran­ge of fea­ture-rich pro­cess tech­no­lo­gy solu­ti­ons with a uni­que mix of design, deve­lo­p­ment and fab­ri­ca­ti­on ser­vices. With an at-sca­le manu­fac­tu­ring foot­print span­ning the U.S., Euro­pe and Asia, GF is a trus­ted tech­no­lo­gy source to its cus­to­mers across the globe