Notice concerning Commencement of Tender Offer for Common Stock of The Minato Bank, Ltd. and Common Stock of Kansai Urban Banking Corporation
Tokyo, December 26, 2017
Resona Holdings, Inc.
Resona Holdings, Inc. ("Resona Holdings") hereby announces that, as of today, it has decided to commence a tender offer for the common stock of The Minato Bank, Ltd. ("Minato") ("Minato's Common Stock") (the "Tender Offer for Minato's Stock"), and a tender offer for the common stock of Kansai Urban Banking Corporation ("Kansai Urban") ("Kansai Urban's Common Stock") (the "Tender Offer for Kansai Urban's Stock"; collectively, the "Tender Offer"), as specified below.
The Tender Offer will be conducted as part of the business integration of Minato, Kansai Urban, and The Kinki Osaka Bank, Ltd. ("Kinki Osaka") (the "Business Integration") as announced in the "Notice concerning a Business Integration between The Minato Bank, Ltd., Kansai Urban Banking Corporation and The Kinki Osaka Bank, Ltd." announced as of September 26, 2017 (including the partial amendment announced as of October 13, 2017), by Resona Holdings, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. ("SMFG"), Minato, Kansai Urban, and Kinki Osaka.
Minato and Kansai Urban, at their respective board of directors meetings held today, have respectively represented their opinions supporting the Tender Offer and resolved that both banks would leave decisions up to their respective shareholders regarding whether to tender in the Tender Offer.
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