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  • March 6, 2018
  • Press Release
  • Company Name : Capcom Co., Ltd.
    Representative: Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
    (Code No. 9697 First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange)
    Contact: Public Relations and Investor Relations Section
    Phone Number: +81-6-6920-3623

Notice Regarding Stock Split and Associated Partial Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation

Capcom Co., Ltd. ("the Company") announces that it has resolved at the Board of Directors meeting on March 6, 2018 to implement a stock split and partially amend the Articles of Incorporation. Details are as follows.

1. Purpose of the stock split

The purpose of the stock split is to improve the liquidity of the Company's stock and expand its investor base by reducing the stock price per investment unit.

2. Summary of the stock split

  • (1) Method of the stock split
    Each share of common stock owned by shareholders listed or recorded in the closing register of shareholders on the record date of Saturday, March 31, 2018 will be split into two shares.
    Because the Saturday, March 31, 2018 record date is a holiday for the Company's administrator of the shareholder register, the effective record date will be Friday, March 30, 2018.
  • (2) Number of shares to be increased by the stock split
    1. Total number of issued shares prior to the stock split: 67,723,244 shares
    2. Number of shares to be increased by the stock split: 67,723,244 shares
    3. Total number of issued shares following the stock split: 135,446,488 shares
    4. Total number of authorized shares following the stock split: 300,000,000 shares
  • (3) Schedule of the stock split
    1. Public notice of record date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    2. Record date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
    3. Effective date: Sunday, April 1, 2018

3. Associated Partial Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation

  • (1) Reason for the amendment
    In conjunction with this stock split, pursuant to Article 184, Paragraph 2 of the Companies Act, the Company will amend Article 6 (Total Number of Authorized Shares) of its Articles of Incorporation, effective Sunday, April 1, 2018.
  • (2) Details of the amendment
    The details of the amendment are as follows:
    (Changes have been underlined)
    Prior to the amendment Following the amendment

    (Total Number of Authorized Shares)
    Article 6 The total number of shares authorized to be issued by the Company shall be 150 million shares.

    (Total Number of Authorized Shares)
    Article 6 The total number of shares authorized to be issued by the Company shall be 300 million shares.

  • (3) Schedule of the amendment
    Effective date: Sunday, April 1, 2018

4. Other

  • (1) Change of capital
    The amount of stated capital will not change as a result of this stock split.
  • (2) Dividends
    As the effective date of this stock split is Sunday, April 1, 2018, the year-end dividend for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 will be paid on the basis of the number of shares prior to the stock split. There is no change to the dividend forecast for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018. The dividend forecast for the year-end dividend is 25 yen per share.

Inquiries regarding the above information may be directed to:

Capcom Co., Ltd.
Public Relations and Investor Relations Section
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel)+81-6-6920-3623 (Fax) +81-6-6920-5108
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