Trend Micro Announces Notice of Change of Major Shareholder

Tokyo, Japan – October 25, 2001 – Trend Micro Inc. (TSE: 4704; Nasdaq: TMIC), a worldwide leader in antivirus and Internet content security solutions, reported that there was a change in its major shareholders as of October 24, 2001. 

1. Reason for Change

Due to exercise of the warrants (1st to 4th Series) issued by Trend Micro, the shareholding ratio of Gainway Enterprises Limited, which is a major shareholder, decreased in relation to the number of the issued and outstanding shares of Trend Micro. 

2. Name, etc. of Relevant Shareholder

  1. Name: Gainway Enterprises Limited
  2. Location of Principal Place of Business: P.O. Box 3151, Roadtown, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
  3. Representative: Liao Hsueh-Hsuan
  4. Main Activity: Asset Management 

3. Number of Shares Held by Gainway Enterprises and Shareholding Ratio in relation to Number of Issued and Outstanding Shares of Trend Micro

Number of Shares Held Shareholding Ratio in relation to Number of Issued and Outstanding Share Rank in Major Shareholders
Before the Change (As of September 30, 2001) 13,194,000 10.01% 3rd
After the Change 13,194,000 9.99% 3rd

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader, creates a world safe for exchanging digital information with its Internet content security and threat management solutions for businesses and consumers. A pioneer in server security with over 20 years' experience, we deliver top-ranked client, server and cloud-based security that fits our customers' and partners' needs, stops new threats faster, and protects data in physical, virtualized and cloud environments. Powered by the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ cloud security infrastructure, our industry-leading cloud-computing security technology, products and services stop threats where they emerge, on the Internet, and are supported by 1,000+ threat intelligence experts around the globe.

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