TOKYO, JAPAN, February 27, 2008 ---
DoCoMo will acquire 4,500 newly allocated shares valued at 1.8 billion yen, or 402,220 yen per share, accounting for about 5.7% of Acrodea's outstanding shares. DoCoMo expects to complete the share acquisition by March 13. In addition, DoCoMo has requested that JAIC Advanced-Tech No.1 Venture Capital Investment, L.P., of which DoCoMo is a limited partner, transfer 2,800 of its Acrodea shares to DoCoMo by around the end of March, as soon as the necessary approval is authorized by the general partner.
The two transactions will leave DoCoMo with an approximate 9.26% stake in Acrodea, and the DoCoMo Group a combined approximate 13.06% stake, including the 3,000 shares in Acrodea held by DoCoMo.com, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary.
Acrodea's main product, VIVID UI middleware, is used in
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