Tokyo, Japan – March 20, 2007 - Trend Micro (TSE: 4704; Nasdaq: TMIC), a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, today announced that its Board of Directors approved share buyback under Article 156 of the Corporation Law of Japan, as applied pursuant to Article 165(3) of the Corporation Law as described below:
In order to respond to the changing business environment, we are implementing a flexible capital budgeting policy.
(1) Class of Capital Stock to be Purchased:
Shares of Common Stock
(2) Number of Shares to be Purchased:
Up to 1 million shares (0.75% of the total outstanding shares)
(3) Total Purchase Price:
Up to 3.2 billion yen
From March 22, 2007 to March 30, 2007
(5) Purchase method:
Transactions through the Tokyo Stock Exchange
As of February 28, 2007
Total number of outstanding shares(excluding treasury shares): 132,871,659 shares
Total number of treasury shares: 4,496,845 shares
Certain statements that we make in this release are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon management’s current assumptions and beliefs in light of the information currently available to it, but involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Many important factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed in our forward-looking statements. These factors include:
We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements. For more details regarding risk factors relating to our future performance, please refer to our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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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Mr. Mahendra Negi
Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer / IR Officer