AOKI Holdings Announces Notice of Decision to Acquire and Retire Shares Business Wire YOKOHAMA, Japan -- November 13, 2012 AOKI Holdings Inc. (TOKYO:8214)(ISIN:JP3105400000) hereby serves notice that, at the Board of Directors meeting held on November 8, 2012, a resolution was adopted that the Company will acquire its own shares pursuant to Article 156 of the Companies Act which is applicable in lieu of Article 165, Paragraph 3, and will retire some shares in accordance with Article 178 of the Companies Act. 1. Reason for acquisition and retirement of shares AOKI Holdings will purchase and retire its own shares in order to adopt timely and flexible financial strategies in response to changes in the operating environment and to increase shareholder value. 2. Details of share acquisition (1) Type of shares to be acquired: Common stock of AOKI Holdings (2) Total number of shares to be Up to 1 million shares acquired: (2.40% of total shares outstanding, excluding treasury stock) (3) Total value of shares to be Up to 2 billion yen acquired: (4) Acquisition schedule: From November 15, 2012 to March 22, 2013 (5) Method of acquisition: Purchase on the Market 3. Details of share retirement (1) Type of shares to be retired: Common stock of AOKI Holdings (2) Total number of shares to be 1 million shares retired: (2.14 % of total shares outstanding prior to the retirement) (3) Planned date of retirement: November 20, 2012 Reference: 1. Treasury stock as of October 31, 2012 Total number of shares outstanding (excluding 41,671,618 shares treasury stock): Number of shares of treasury stock: 4,953,134 shares 2. Number of issued shares after the retirement: 46,624,752 shares The share acquisition is in accordance with the Articles of Incorporation pursuant to Article 165, Paragraph 2 of the Companies Act, and the share retirement is in accordance with Article 178 of the Companies Act. About AOKI Group As a corporate group that continues to break the mold and innovate, The AOKI Group worked to meet the needs of customers in a variety of life scenes. This has led to our expansion into new markets, including the bridal and entertainment businesses. Contact: AOKI Holdings Inc. Yuriko Moriya, +81-45-941-1388 Investor Relations Department email@example.com
AOKI Holdings Announces Notice of Decision to Acquire and Retire Shares
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