Press Releases 2001

Results of Public Tender Offer for Shares inTokyo Metallic Communications Corp. by SOFTBANK Subsidiary DTH Marketing

Sep. 4, 2001

Below is the announcement of the results of the public tender for shares in Tokyo Metallic Communications Corp.’s stock by DTH Marketing Corporation (Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director Taro Hashimoto), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of SOFTBANK Broadmedia (Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director Taro Hashimoto), a wholly owned SOFTBANK CORP. ,operation holding company, which integrates our broadcasting and Internet-related businesses.


DTH Marketing Corporation
24-1 Nihonbashi
Chuo-ku, Tokyo

The following details the results of the public tender by DTH Marketing Corporation (Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director Taro Hashimoto) for shares in Tokyo Metallic Communications Corp., which was executed between August 6 and September 3, 2001.

1. Description of Public Tender Offer

(1) Object of Tender

Tokyo Metallic Communications Corp.

(2) Type of share certificates, etc., for which the public tender was made

Par value common shares (par value of 50,000 yen per share)

(3) Period of offer

Twenty nine days from Monday August 6 to Monday September 3, 2001

(4) Tender price

50,000 yen per share

2. Results of the Public Tender Offer

  • (1) Number of share certificates, etc., tendered for and number of share certificates purchased

    Scheduled share tender offer 10,904 shares
    Total shares tendered for 9,204 shares
    Total shares purchased 9,204 shares
  • (2) There were no relevant items to check in the conditions in the public tender notice.

  • (3) Ownership of shares and percentage ownership after purchase

    Number of shares owned before purchase 24,814 shares (69.47%)
    Number of shares owned after purchase 34,018 shares (95.24%)

3. Means of Settlement and Commencement of Settlement

(1) Name and address of securities company handling settlement of the purchase

Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
1-5-1 Ohtemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Shinko Securities Co., Ltd.
2-4-1 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

(2) Commencement of settlement

Friday September 7, 2001

(3) Means of settlement

After completion of the public tender purchase, notice of the public tender purchase, etc., will be sent without delay to the address of the tendering shareholder.

The purchase will be made in cash. The purchase funds will be transferred without delay after the settlement commencement date from the public tender agent or his deputy to the place designated by the tendering shareholder.

4. Location Where Public Tender Offer Reports Are Open for Inspection

DTH Marketing Corporation
24-1 Nihonbashi, Hakozaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

5. Future Prospects

The recipient of this share purchase will be able to expand its business within a closer cooperative relationship with SOFTBANK CORP.

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