Please be aware that there are increasing numbers of incidents involving unauthorized solicitation for the purchase of unlisted shares.
Please be advised that PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC’s partners, employees, etc. do not solicit for the purchase of unlisted shares.
The sale of unlisted shares and other similar activities can only be undertaken by the company issuing the said unlisted shares or by duly registered securities companies. Accordingly, please be extremely careful if you are solicited by any individual or organization that is not authorized to carry out such activities.
Please refer to the Financial Services Agency’s websites for further details. Please note that the websites are in Japanese only.
In some cases, when soliciting for the purchase of unlisted shares, a person other than the company issuing the unlisted shares or duly registered securities companies, explains that the issuing company is a company audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC or affiliated with PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC. If you are not sure whether the issuing company is a company audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC or affiliated with PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC, please contact us.
In addition, please note that, as of 17 February 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC has not entered into any audit contracts or established any business affiliation with each of the following companies: