Samsung Electronics (SMSN) - Merger between Samsung Electronics and SEHF Korea RNS Number : 2216O Samsung Electronics Co. Ld 09 October 2012 Merger between Samsung Electronics and SEHF Korea On September 13, 2012, the BOD of Samsung Electronics announced its decision to seek a merger between Samsung Electronics and SEHF Korea, the company's subsidiary. The purpose is to enhance manufacturing competitiveness of Samsung Electronics' handset business by securing technological competence in components including camera modules and touch screen panels, thereby raising shareholder value. □ Details of the Merger 1. Method of merger: SEHF Korea will be merged into Samsung Electronics at a merger ratio of 1:0 2. Major Schedule: - Contract signing date: September 26, 2012 - Date of merger notification:October 10, 2012 - Book closing period to determine shareholders entitled to exercise the right to dissent: October 10~25, 2012 - Samsung Electronics BOD Meeting to approve the merger: October 26, 2012 ※Since the merger will be pursued in the form of a small-scale merger, the BOD approval will substitute a Shareholder's Meeting as stipulated in Article 527-3 of the Commercial Law. If a shareholder owning more than 20% of the surviving entity's outstanding share sends a written notice of dissent within two weeks after the date of the merger notification, the merger cannot proceed as a small-scale merger and will immediately loses its effect. - Date of merger: December 1, 2012 Book Closing/Record Date for Merger with SEHF Korea As noted above, the details of the book closing for determining the list of shareholders entitled to exercise the right to dissent is as follows: - Record date: October 9, 2012 - Book closing period: October 10~25, 2012 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END MSCUGGPGUUPPUGB -0- Oct/09/2012 06:00 GMT
Samsung Electronics SMSN Merger between Samsung Electronics and SEHF Korea
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