Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui", Head Office: Tokyo, President and CEO: Tatsuo Yasunaga), as announced in the Notice Concerning New Valepar Shareholders Agreement dated February 21st, 2017, agreed to the change in the listing of Vale S.A.("Vale") subject to approval at Vale's extraordinary shareholders meeting and adhesion of more than 54.09% to the conversion of Vale's preferred shares to common shares.
As released by Vale (*1) dated August 11th, 2017 that the conditions as above-mentioned were satisfied, 1) conversion of Vale's preferred shares to common shares, 2) amendment to Vale bylaw and 3) incorporation of Valepar by Vale shall be executed.
For the second quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31st, 2018, Mitsui will record a profit upon the incorporation of Valepar by Vale. Mitsui will announce immediately once the figure is determined.
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