Rakuten, Inc. (the “Company”) announces the structure of a shareholder benefit program for shareholders for the 23rd fiscal year (for qualified shareholders as of the end of December 2019). The details are as follows:
1. Purpose of implementation
The Company offers a benefit program for shareholders for the purpose of showing its gratitude to all its shareholders for their support, and offering everyone more opportunities to understand the Company’s group services.
2. Outline of the benefit program for shareholders for the 23rd Fiscal Year
The Company changed the content of the benefit program in order to further improve the satisfaction of shareholders after comprehensive consideration based on the opinions received from shareholders. We aim to respond to the diverse needs of shareholders and improve their convenience.
1) Qualified shareholders
Shareholders who are listed in the shareholders register as of December 31, 2019 and own 100 shares (i.e. 1 share unit) or more. In addition, in order to be recorded on the shareholders register as of the end of December 2019, due to the system for transferring shares etc., it is necessary to purchase stocks by the close of trading on the last day for rights to the benefit program (December 26, 2019).