Rakuten Group, Inc. (the “Company”) announces the structure of a shareholder benefit program for shareholders for the 25th fiscal year (for qualified shareholders as of the end of December 2021). 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 aims to provide everyone more opportunities to understand the services of the Rakuten Group.
2. Outline of the benefit program for shareholders for the 25th Fiscal Year
1) Qualified shareholders
Shareholders who are listed in the shareholders register as of December 31, 2021 and own 100 shares (i.e. 1 share unit) or more are eligible. In addition, in order to be recorded on the shareholders register as of the end of December 2021, due to the system for transferring shares etc., it is necessary to purchase shares by the close of trading on the last day for rights to the benefit program (December 28, 2021).
2) List of benefits for use at Rakuten Group services in Japan (*1)
a. Rakuten Cash (*2,3,4)
The Company presents Rakuten Cash depending on number of shares held and the holding period, with the aim of increasing the number of shareholders who hold the Company’s shares for a longer time period.