Dowa Holdings Co., Ltd. (“the Company”) will disclose information in a fair, timely and appropriate manner to provide useful information to its shareholders, investors and other stakeholders. More specifically, the Company will disclose information about matters that will materially affect investment decisions in accordance with the Companies Act, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and other relevant laws and ordinances and in keeping with the Rules on Timely Disclosure of Corporate Information by Issuers of Listed Securities (“Timely Disclosure Rules”) prescribed by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Company will also actively disclose information judged useful for deepening understanding of the Company even if the information is not covered by the Timely Disclosure Rules.
The Company’s management will also communicate information about business results and the business outlook and actively engage in IR activities to increase understanding about the Company’s business results and the business outlook.
Method of Information Disclosure
Information covered by the Timely Disclosure Rules will be disclosed via the timely disclosure information transmission system (TDnet) provided by the Tokyo Stock Exchange and through the distribution of press releases to the media. Information released via the TDnet and press releases will also be promptly posted on the Company’s website. Information not covered by the Timely Disclosure Rules will also be posted on the Company’s website or disclosed by other means in the spirit of the Timely Disclosure Rules.
Prevention of Insider Trading
The Company will manage material corporate information in an appropriate manner and seek to prevent insider trading by establishing internal rules and raising awareness and increasing understanding among all Group employees.
Silence Period Prior to the Financial Results Announcement
To ensure fairness and to prevent information leaks that may affect the share price while the financial results announcement materials are being prepared, the Company observes a two-week silent period prior to each announcement of quarterly financial results, in principle. During this period, the Company will refrain from commenting on or responding to inquiries about business results. However, if an event occurring during the silent period is covered by the Timely Disclosure Rules, the Company will disclosure information as appropriate.