TOKYO, May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) ("UBIC" or "the Company"), a leading provider of international litigation support and big-data analysis services, today announced as follows that its Board of Directors, at a meeting held on May 28, 2015, resolved the allotment of subscription rights to shares (the "Share Options"), in accordance with "Issuance of Subscription Rights to Shares as Stock Options" resolved at its 11th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 24, 2014. The details are as follows:
|1.||Issuance date of the Share Options||May 28, 2015|
|2.||Number of the Share Options to be issued||2,000 (the number of shares per one (1) Share Option is 100)|
|3.||Issue price of the Share Options||No consideration shall be paid.|
|4.||Class and number of shares covered by the Share Options||200,000 common shares of the Company|
|5.||Amount payable in exercising the Share Options||JPY 102,900 per one (1) share|
|6.||Amount that is transferred into paid-in capital from the issue price of shares, in case of issuance of shares upon exercise of the Share Options||JPY 1,029 per one (1) share|
|7.||Period during which the Share Options can be exercised||May 29, 2018 - May 28, 2021|
|8.||Persons entitled to the allotment of the Share Options and number of allotment|
|(1) Six (6) Corporate Officers (Shikko Yakuin) of the Company||705|
|(2) Twenty seven (27) employees of the Company||785|
|(3) One (1) Director of the Company's subsidiaries||50|
|(4) Ten (10) employees of the Company's subsidiaries||460|
|(1) Date of the Board of Directors' resolution to submit a proposal for approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders||May 14, 2014|
|(2) Date of resolution at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders||June 24, 2014|
This document has been translated from the original Japanese-language document for reference purposes only. If there are any differences or discrepancies between the original Japanese-language document and this English translation, the original Japanese-language document shall supersede this English translation.
UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) supports the analysis of big data based on behavior informatics by utilizing its proprietary AI-based software program, "VIRTUAL DATA SCIENTIST" or VDS. Developed by UBIC based on knowledge acquired through its litigation support services, the VDS program incorporates experts' tacit knowledge, including their experiences and intuitions, and utilizes that knowledge for big data analysis. UBIC continues to expand its business operations by applying VDS to new fields such as healthcare and marketing.
UBIC was founded in 2003 as a provider of eDiscovery and international litigation support services. These services include the preservation, investigation and analysis of evidence materials contained in electronic data, and computer forensic investigation. UBIC provides eDiscovery and litigation support by making full use of its data analysis platform, "Lit i View®", and its Predictive Coding technology adapted to Asian languages.
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CONTACT: Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Masahiro Morimoto Address any inquiries to Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer Masami Yaguchi