Notice Regarding the Status (Progress Report) of Acquisition of Own Shares (Acquisition of own shares pursuant to the provision of Article 165, Paragraph 2 of the Companies Act)

OSAKA, Japan, December 7, 2023 - Shionogi & Co., Ltd.  (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; Chief Executive Officer: Isao Teshirogi, Ph.D.) announced that, it has acquired its own shares pursuant to the provisions of Article 156 of the Companies Act, applied by replacing terms pursuant to the provisions of Article 165, paragraph 3 of the same Act. The status (progress report) of the acquisition is as follows.


1.       Class of shares acquired                             Common stock of the Company

2.       Total number of shares acquired                 1,230,100 shares

3.       Total value of shares acquired                    8,651,610,294 yen

4.       Period of acquisition    

From November 1, 2023 to November 30, 2023 (execution base)

5.       Method of acquisition  

Acquire in the open market through discretionary trading in Tokyo Stock Exchange



1.      Details of the resolution at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on July 31, 2023

(1)     Class of shares to be acquired                    Common stock of the Company

(2)     Total number of shares to be acquired       12,500,000 shares (maximum)

(4.2% of total outstanding shares [excluding treasury stock])

(3)     Total amount of acquisition cost                 75 billion yen (maximum)

(4)     Period of acquisition                                   From August 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024


2.     The accumulative number and value of own shares acquired pursuant to the resolution above (on November 30, 2023)

(1)     Total number of shares acquired                 5,840,500 shares

(2)    Total value of shares acquired                    38,651,427,781 yen












Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are based on expectations in light of the information currently available, assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from these statements. Risks and uncertainties include general domestic and international economic conditions such as general industry and market conditions, and changes of interest rate and currency exchange rate. These risks and uncertainties particularly apply with respect to product-related forward-looking statements. Product risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, completion and discontinuation of clinical trials; obtaining regulatory approvals; claims and concerns about product safety and efficacy; technological advances; adverse outcome of important litigation; domestic and foreign healthcare reforms and changes of laws and regulations. Also for existing products, there are manufacturing and marketing risks, which include, but are not limited to, inability to build production capacity to meet demand, lack of availability of raw materials and entry of competitive products. The company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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