Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (“the Company”) announced today that the Company reached the decision at its meeting of the Board of Directors held on July 5, 2012 to sell shares of untraceable shareholders with undeliverable addresses (“Untraceable Shareholders” *Note) in accordance with Article 197, paragraph 1 of the Corporation Law for the purpose of rationalizing its share management service.
(Note) Untraceable Shareholders are shareholders to whom the Company has not been able to deliver any notice/demand sent to the addresses/contact addresses recorded in the shareholders registry for at least five consecutive years and who have not received dividends of surplus for five consecutive years.
1. List of shareholders whose shares would be sold
The list of shareholders whose shares would be sold, including their shareholder numbers, names and addresses, and the number of shares held by each such shareholder, will be notified on July 6, 2012 through the electronic public notice (*) on the Company’s website (http://www.agc.com/ir/koukoku.html) in accordance with Article 198 of the Corporation Law.
(*) Japanese only.
July 6, 2012 - Public notice and demands for objection to sale of shares of
October 10, 2012 - Due date for Untraceable Shareholders to make objection
October 11, 2012 - or later Sale or purchase of shares of Untraceable Shareholders (**)
(**) Shares of Untraceable Shareholders are planned to be purchased by the Company in accordance with Article 197, paragraph 3and 4 of the Corporation Law.
3. Contact Address
Administrator of Shareholder Registry: Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Address: 7-10-11 Higashisuna, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 137-8081, Japan
Corporate Agency Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Tel: 0120-232-711 (toll free, domestic only)