Notice Regarding Repurchase of Own Shares (Repurchase of own shares under the provisions of the Articles of Incorporation pursuant to Article 165, Paragraph 2, of the Companies Act)

May 12,2016

KDDI Corporation

The Board of Directors of KDDI Corporation ("KDDI",) at its meeting held on May 12, 2016, resolved that KDDI will repurchase its own shares pursuant to Article 156 of the Companies Act of Japan, which applies pursuant to Article 165, Paragraph 3, of that law.

1. Reasons for repurchase of KDDI's own shares

To implement flexible capital policies in response to the change in the business environment and to provide shareholders return.

2. Details of matters relating to the repurchase

(1)Type of shares to be repurchased Shares of common stock
(2)Total number of shares to be repurchased Up to 38,000,000 shares
(Ratio to the shares outstanding: 1.53%)
(3)Total amount of repurchase price Up to 100 billion yen
(4)Repurchase period From May 13, 2016 to September 23, 2016
(5)Repurchase method Market purchases through the Tokyo Stock Exchange

Reference: Own shares held by KDDI as of March 31, 2016

(1)Total number of shares outstanding 2,489,469,545 shares
(2)Total number of treasury stocks (Note) 201,421,255 shares
  • Note)
    The number of treasury stocks listed includes the 1,738,000 shares of KDDI shares owned by the executives' compensation BIP Trust Account and ESOP Trust Account.

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