October 29, 2015

Notice on Decision of Share Buyback and Cancellation

On 29 October 2015, Samsung Electronics’ Board of Directors approved share buyback and cancellation of our common and preferred stocks.
□ Details of matters
Type of stocks to be repurchased
1. Common stock
2. Preferred stock
Estimated Total number of shares to be repurchased
1. Common stock: 2,230,000 (223,000 Daily purchase limit)
2. Preferred stock: 1,240,000 (124,000 Daily purchase limit)
Estimated Total purchase price for repurchase of shares
KRW 4.2 trillion
- Common stock: KRW 2,916,840 million ( KRW 1,308,000 per share)
- Preferred stock: KRW 1,267,280 million (KRW 1,022,000 per share)
* Estimated total purchase price noted here is based on the market closing price of
28 October 2015. The actual total purchase price may differ from the current estimate.
Method of acquisition
Open market purchase program through intermediaries
- Samsung Securities Co., Ltd.
- Korea Investment & Securities, Co., Ltd.
- Kyobo Securities Co., Ltd.
- Mirae Asset Securities Co., Ltd.
- Hana Daetoo Securities Co., Ltd.
Period of Purchase
From 30 October 2015 to 29 January 2016
Other material information
- All repurchased shares will be cancelled after the buyback is completed
- Current ownership of treasury shares:
1. Common Share: 17,986,686 (12.2% of the total issued shares)
2. Preferred Share: 3,229,693 (14.1% of the total issued shares)
□ Attendance of Independent Directors at the BoD meeting: 5 (100%)
□ Attendance of Audit Committee members at the BoD meeting: Yes (100%)


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