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[Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.]Notice regarding Results of Acquisition of Own Stock through ToSTNeT-2(1/1)

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.

 

 

Notice regarding Results of Acquisition of Own Stock through ToSTNeT-2 (Establishment of Limit for Acquiring Own Stock pursuant to

the Provisions of Item 3, Article 155 and Paragraph 1, Article 156 of the Japanese Corporate Law)

 

 

 

 

TOKYO , October 17, 2006 --- Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG, President: Teisuke Kitayama) hereby announces that it acquired its own stock as follows according to the plan described in its announcement yesterday (October 16, 2006).

 

1. Type of stock acquired                    : Common stock

2. Number of shares acquired             : 60,466 shares

3. Acquisition price                             : JPY 1,270,000 per share

4. Total amount of acquisition price      : JPY 76,791,820,000

5. Method of acquisition                      : Acquisition through ToSTNet-2 (closing price orders),

                                                             operated by Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.

 

 

(Reference)

Summary of the resolution regarding establishment of the limit for acquiring SMFGfs own stock and other agenda at the meeting of the board of directors held on October 13, 2006

(a) Acquisition of SMFGfs own stock in accordance with the resolution at the annual general shareholdersf meeting held on June 29, 2006

- Type of stock to be acquired           : Common stock

- Number of shares to be acquired    : 60,466 shares (Upper limit)

- Amount of cash to be tendered in    

  exchange for the acquired stock    : JPY 79,639,200,000 (Upper limit)

- Acquisition period                          : From October 16, 2006 to December 29, 2006

 

(b) The limit for acquiring SMFGfs own stock established pursuant to Article 8 of the Articles of Incorporation

- Type of stock to be acquired           : Common stock

- Number of shares to be acquired    : 6,700 shares (Upper limit)

- Amount of cash to be tendered in    

  exchange for the acquired shares  : JPY 10,000,000,000 (Upper limit)

- Acquisition period                          : From October 16, 2006 to December 29, 2006

 

It follows from the board resolutions described in (a) and (b) above that an aggregate upper limit on the number of shares to be acquired is 67,166 shares and an aggregate upper limit on the amount of cash to be tendered in exchange for the acquired stock is JPY 89,639,200,000.

 

 

This gNotice regarding Results of Acquisition of Own Stock through ToSTNeT-2h is published in order to publicly announce the facts herein described, not to solicit anyone into making any investment in or outside of Japan , nor for any other similar purposes.

 

 




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