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Overseas Regulatory Announcement - Dividend on Retained Earnings

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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents of this announcement.

(Incorporated in Japan with limited liability)
(Stock code: 6288)


This overseas regulatory announcement is made by Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. (the "Company") pursuant to Rule 13.10B of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

Please refer to the attached notice regarding "Dividend on Retained Earnings" of the Company issued on the website of the Tokyo Stock Exchange today. Please note that holders of Hong Kong Depositary Receipts (the "HDRs") are not recorded as shareholders in the Shareholder Registry of the Company and therefore will depend on the depositary to receive any dividends payable to shareholders subject to the terms of the deposit agreement. Holders of HDRs should refer to the announcement of the Company entitled "Announcement of Final Dividend for Year ended 31 August 2014" issued on 3 November, 2014 for details of the payment of final dividend to the holders of HDRs.

By order of the Board
Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
Mitsuru Ohki
Joint Company Secretary

Japan, 4 November 2014

As at the date of this announcement, our executive director is Tadashi Yanai, our non-executive directors are Toru Murayama and Takashi Nawa and our independent non-executive directors are Toru Hambayashi, Nobumichi Hattori and Masaaki Shintaku.

*For identification purpose

November 4, 2014
(Tokyo: 9983 / Hong Kong: 6288)

Notice of FAST RETAILING CO., LTD. (the "Company")
regarding Dividend on Retained Earnings

At the executive board meeting of the Company held on November 3, 2014, the Company decided to distribute its retained earnings dividend calculated as at August 31, 2014. The details of the dividend payout are set out below.

Dividend breakdown

 Agreed amount
As at August 31, 2014
(53rd financial year)
Yr-end dividend
Recent forecast
Announced on
October 9, 2014
Previous year
As at August 31, 2013
(52nd financial year)
Yr-end dividend
Base dateAugust 31, 2014August 31, 2014August 31, 2013
Dividend per
150.00 yen150.00 yen150.00 yen
Total dividend
15,287 million yen15,287 million yen
Date of
November 21, 2014November 22, 2013
Accumulated earningsAccumulated earnings


Breakdown of annual dividend (for reference)

 Dividend per share
Base dateInterimYear-endAnnual
As at August 31, 2013 (52nd financial year )140.00 yen150.00 yen290.00 yen
As at August 31, 2014 (53rd financial year)150.00 yen150.00 yen300.00 yen
As at August 31, 2015 (54th financial year) (estimate)160.00 yen160.00 yen320.00 yen


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