Kyocera 6-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of July 2005
Commission File Number: 1-07952
6 Takeda Tobadono-cho, Fushimi-ku,
Kyoto 612-8501, Japan
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Date: July 1, 2005
June 30, 2005
Execution of Asset Purchase Agreement
This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (President: Makoto Kawamura) has reached agreement with IBM Japan, Ltd. to purchase the land, building and other assets of the Yasu Office (Yasu-City, Shiga Prefecture) owned by IBM Japan, Ltd., and that they executed an asset purchase agreement for this purpose on June 29, 2005.
The headquarters of Kyocera SLC Technologies Corporation (engaged in design, development, manufacture and marketing of organic material components) and Kyocera Display Institute Co., Ltd. (engaged in development of organic EL displays), both subsidiaries of Kyocera Corporation, are located on the site of the Yasu Office of IBM Japan, Ltd., where they have been engaged in their respective operations. For the purpose of the business development of Kyocera Group, including these two subsidiaries, Kyocera Corporation has been considering enhancement of its business locations. IBM Japan, Ltd. then proposed the transfer of its assets at Yasu Office to Kyocera Corporation. The Yasu Office is conveniently located for access from the Keihanshin area.The site also offers unusually generous size in light of its favorable geographical situation near the Keihanshin area. Kyocera Corporation accordingly determined to acquire it in the expectation that it will provide meaningful enhancement of the future business of Kyocera Group.