Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui", Head office: Tokyo, President & CEO: Tatsuo Yasunaga), concerning sale of shares held by untraceable shareholders posted via public notice from October 7, 2016 to January 10, 2017, has resolved at a meeting of its Board of Directors held on February 8, 2017 to purchase the shares held by untraceable shareholders as treasury stock pursuant to Articles 197(3) and (4) of the Companies Act of Japan as follows:
1. Total number of shares purchased
692,422 shares of common stock
2. Date of purchase
February 8, 2017
3. Unit purchase price
Closing price of the common stock on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as of the date of purchase (February 8, 2017)
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.