This announcement is for our U.S. $5,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme.
At the meeting of the Board of Directors held on February 05, 2014, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (“Mitsui”, Head Office: Tokyo, President & CEO: Masami Iijima) resolved to set up a share buyback program pursuant to Article 156 and Article 165(3) of the Companies Act of Japan with the following details:
1. Purpose of share buyback program:
To improve capital efficiency and to implement flexible capital management policy
2. Details of share buyback program:
-Class of stock : Common shares of Mitsui
-Total number of shares : Up to 40,000,000
(2.2% of the total number of shares outstanding excluding treasury shares)
-Total amount : Up to 50,000,000,000 yen
-Period : From February 6, 2014 to March 24, 2014
-Acquisition method : Auction market on Tokyo Stock Exchange
Status of treasury shares as of December 31, 2013
Number of outstanding shares excluding treasury shares : 1,825,155,317 shares
Number of treasury shares : 3,998,210 shares
For further information, please contact:
Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Investor Relations Division Tel: +81-3-3285-7910
Corporate Communications Division Tel: +81-3-3285-7540
This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on Mitsui's current assumptions, expectations and beliefs in light of the information currently possessed by it and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors may cause Mitsui's actual results, financial position or cash flows to be materially different from any future results, financial position or cash flows expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors referred to above include, but are not limited to, those contained in Mitsui's latest Annual Securities Report and Quarterly Securities Report, and Mitsui undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. This announcement is published in order to publicly announce specific facts stated above, and does not constitute a solicitation of investments or any similar act inside or outside of Japan, regarding the shares, bonds or other securities issued by us.
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