April 13, 2018
Notice Regarding the Effective Delisting of American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") from the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE")
NTT DOCOMO, INC. (the "Company") hereby announces that, further to its announcement on March 19, 2018 regarding the schedule of the Company's voluntary delisting of its ADSs from the NYSE, the Company has filed Form 25 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") for delisting from the NYSE and deregistration from the SEC on April 2, 2018 (Eastern Time in the U.S.). Effective April 13, 2018 (Eastern Time in the U.S.), the Company has delisted its ADSs from the NYSE. On April 13, 2018 (Eastern Time in the U.S.), the Company will file Form 15F with the SEC to terminate its disclosure obligations under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act").
1. Date of Delisting from the NYSE to Become Effective (Eastern Time in the U.S.)
April 13, 2018
2. Stock Exchange on which the Company Will Maintain its Listing
Tokyo Stock Exchange
3. Termination of Registration with the SEC
Termination of registration of the Company's ADSs with the SEC is expected to become effective on July 1, 2018, 90 days after the filing of Form 25. The Company's disclosure obligations under the Exchange Act will be suspended after the Company's filing of Form 15F and termination of such obligations is expected to become effective on July 12, 2018, 90 days after the filing of Form 15F. In the case that the SEC requests an extended review, objects to the delisting or for other reasons, the anticipated effective dates May change.
4. Future Plans
Even after delisting its ADSs from the NYSE, the Company intends to maintain its American Depositary Receipt program in the United States and anticipates that its ADSs will continue to be traded in the United States on the over-the-counter market.
While the Company's reporting obligations under the Exchange Act (including the obligation to file annual reports on Form 20-F) will be terminated, the Company will continue to disclose financial statements and other information, in English, on the Company's website to ensure that its overseas shareholders and investors will continue to have appropriate information about the Company.