News Release

 

Change of Share Trading Unit Size and Amendment of the Articles of Incorporation

Ricoh Company, Ltd. (‘the Company’) has announced that, on October 31, 2013, the Board of Directors of the Company resolved to change the share trading unit size and to amend the articles of incorporation in accordance with Article 195, Section 1, of the Corporation Law, as follows.

1. Change of share trading unit size

  • (1)Recent situation about share trading unit size and reason for the change
    The Company has decided to lower the number of shares constituting one unit of shares, in light of the goal of unifying the number of trading units of common stock at 100 shares, which was set forth in the Action Plan for the Consolidation of Trading Units announced by Japanese stock exchanges, and to enhance the liquidity of its shares and expand the scope of investors, including private investors.

  • (2)Details of the change
    The share trading unit size will be changed from 1,000 shares to 100 shares.

  • (3)Prospective effective date of the change
    January 1, 2014

Supplementary information:
The share trading unit size on the Tokyo, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Sapporo Stock Exchange will also be changed to 100 shares effective January 1, 2014.

    2. Amendment to the articles of incorporation

  • (1)Reason for the amendment
    Due to the change in the share trading unit size described above.

  • (2)Details of the amendment
    As stated below.

Current articles of incorporation After amendment

Chapter II. Shares

(Number of Shares Constituting One Unit)

Article 8. The number of shares constituting one unit of shares of the Company shall be one thousand (1,000) shares.

Chapter II. Shares

(Number of Shares Constituting One Unit)

Article 8. The number of shares constituting one unit of shares of the Company shall be one hundred (100) shares.

Supplementary Provision

Article 1. The change of Article 8 shall be effective on January 1, 2014, and the provision of Article 8 as in effect until the effective date shall be as follows as before.

(Number of Shares Constituting One Unit)
Article 8. The number of shares constituting one unit of shares of the Company shall be one thousand (1,000) shares.

Article 2. The provision of Article 1 of the Supplementary Provision shall be deleted on the effective date of the change of Article 8.

 

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| About Ricoh |
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2013, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,924 billion yen (approx. 20 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
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