Kyocera 6-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
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For the month of November 2008
Commission File Number: 1-07952
6 Takeda Tobadono-cho, Fushimi-ku,
Kyoto 612-8501, Japan
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Date: November 27, 2008
To All Persons Concerned
Notice Relating to Acquisition of Treasury Stock
(Acquisition of Treasury Stock pursuant to the Articles of Incorporation of Kyocera Corporation under
Article 165, Paragraph 2 of the Corporation Act)
This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (the Company) has resolved at a meeting of its Board of Directors held on November 27, 2008 to acquire treasury stock in accordance with the provisions of Article 156 of the Corporation Act applied after the modification by the provisions in Article 165, Paragraph 3 of the Corporation Act. The outline of this acquisition of treasury stock is as follows:
1. Reason for Acquisition of Treasury Stock:
The acquisition of treasury stock is to be conducted in preparation for the expeditious execution of capital strategies in the future, such as, e.g., a stock swap.
2. Substance of Acquisition of Treasury Stock:
(For your information)
Status of treasury stock held by the Company as of November 26, 2008:
Number of issued and outstanding shares (excluding treasury stock owned by the Company): 189,789,434 shares; and Number of shares of treasury stock held by the Company: 1,519,856 shares.
To All Persons Concerned
Dissolution of a Subsidiary
This is to advise you that the Kyocera Corporation (the Company) has resolved at the meeting of its Board of Directors held on November 27, 2008 to dissolve a subsidiary, as set forth below.
1. Outline of Subsidiary to be Dissolved:
2. Reason for Dissolution:
This subsidiary provides repair services for PHS base stations supplied to China by the Company and by the former mobile phone business of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. (currently included in the Corporate Communication Equipment Group of the Company). The Company has decided to dissolve and liquidate this subsidiary because the number of base stations to be repaired is decreasing, and further decline is expected in the future due to a substantial decline in the number of PHS subscribers in China. Repair services will continue to be provided under a new business structure without any change.
3. Schedule for Dissolution:
Liquidation procedures will be completed by the end of May 2009.
4. Effect to the Companys Performance:
There will be no impact on the performance of the Company for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009 as a result of the dissolution of this subsidiary.