Table: Acer's Offspring Come of Age

AU OPTRONICS

World's No. 3 manufacturer of liquid-crystal display panels. Formerly Acer Display; it went public in 2000.

ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $2.5 billion

PROFITS: $336 million

AMBIT

Makes and designs communication equipment for companies such as IBM, Dell, and Cisco.

ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $680 million

PROFITS: $55 million

ALI CORP.

Designs specialty chips for products such as computers and DVD players. Formerly Acer Laboratories.

ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $205 million

PROFITS: $17 million

BENQ CORP.

Makes mobile phones, PC monitors, consumer electronics. Formerly Acer Communications.

ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $2.6 billion

PROFITS: $217 million

WISTRON CORP.

Makes PCs for IBM and others. Formerly Acer's contract manufacturing arm. Plans to go public next year.

ESTIMATED 2002 SALES: $2.4 billion

PROFITS: $60 million

Data: Bloomberg Financial Markets, I/B/E/S/, BusinessWeek

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