Retirement of Treasury Stock
SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announced today that its Board of Directors resolved the retirement of treasury stock as follows, pursuant to Article 178 of the Companies Act of Japan.
As a result, SBG will retire the same number of shares as the entire number of treasury stock acquired based on the resolutions of the Board of Directors on November 8, 2021 and August 8, 2022.
|（1）Class of shares to be retired||Common stock of SBG|
|（2）Number of shares to be retired||252,958,500 shares (14.68% of total number of shares issued prior to the retirement)|
|（3）Planned retirement date||By March 31, 2023|
1. Number of shares prior to the retirement (as of December 31, 2022)
|Total number of shares issued||1,722,953,730 shares|
|Number of treasury stock||260,495,345 shares (15.12% of total number of shares issued)|
2. Number of shares after the retirement (estimated)
|Total number of shares issued||1,469,995,230 shares|
|Number of treasury stock||7,536,845 shares (0.51% of total number of shares issued)*|
- Calculated based on the number of treasury stock as of December 31, 2022.
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