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Notice regarding Company Split and Amendment to Articles of Incorporation (amendment to the trade name and the business purpose) for Shifting to Holding Company Structure

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February 19, 2019

Dentsu Inc. (Tokyo: 4324; ISIN: JP3551520004; President & CEO: Toshihiro Yamamoto; Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: 74,609.81 million yen, hereinafter referred to as "the Company") today convened a meeting of its Board of Directors at its Head Office in Tokyo and resolved that, by means of a company split, any and all businesses that are being operated by the Company (except for the business pertaining to the governance of the business activities of the companies whose shares are owned by the Company and pertaining to the management of the Dentsu Group; hereinafter referred to as "the Business") will be succeeded to by its wholly-owned subsidiary DENTSU SUCCESSOR PREPARATORY CORPORATION INC. (incorporated on February 12, 2019, and its trade name is scheduled to be changed to "DENTSU INC." as of January 1, 2020; hereinafter referred to as the "Successor Company"), and certain absorption-type company split agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "Absorption-type Company Split Agreement") was executed between the Company and the Successor Company on the same date (hereinafter the company split being referred to as the "Absorption-type Split").
The implementation of the Absorption-type Split and the amendment to the Articles of Incorporation (amendment to the trade name and the business purpose) require the approval for the relevant proposals at the 170th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on March 28, 2019.
It is being scheduled that, following the Absorption-type Split, effective as of January 1, 2020, the Company's trade name will be changed to DENTSU GROUP INC., and its business purpose will also be changed in accordance with the business to be conducted subsequent to the shifting to the holding company structure.
For further details, please see the attached PDF file.



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