Tokyo, Japan - April 26, 2001 - Trend Micro Inc. (Nasdaq: TMIC, TSE: 4704), a worldwide leader in network antivirus and Internet content security solutions, has today announced that the Board of Directors of the Company, at its meeting held on April 26, 2001, resolved to dissolve and liquidate its subsidiary, IP Trend K.K. ("IP Trend") as follows.
The Company has an affiliate of the same trade name, IP Trend K.K., which has its address at 13-9, Nihonbashi-ningyo-cho 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. This affiliate is expected to continue to conduct its business and will not be affected by the dissolution and liquidation in question.
The Company has decided to dissolve and liquidate IP Trend, which is currently inactive and has no plan to restart its business.
|FY 2001 (Fiscal year ended on
December 31, 2000)
|Gross Profit||¥0 million|
|Operating Income||(¥107 million)|
|Ordinary Income||(¥126 million)|
|Net Income||(¥127 million)|
|Total Assets||¥1,873 million|
|Shareholders' Equity||¥1,872 million|
|Net Income per Share||(¥3,181)|
|Shareholders' Equity per Share||¥46,818|
|Dividend per Share||¥0|
Note: Financial data for IP Trend is only available for the one fiscal year mentioned above, since IP Trend was incorporated on January 18, 2000.
It is expected that the liquidation of IP Trend will be completed in the latter half of FY 2001.
The proposed dissolution and liquidation of IP Trend will not affect, and will not result in any change in, the Company's consolidated and unconsolidated projections for FY 2001.
Mr. Mahendra Negi
Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer / IR Officer
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