As described in items (1) through (3) above, in order to support the fairness of the Merger, CIC retained NCS and GCA as its independent third party calculation agents for the benefit of its unitholders and obtained their analyses, and also obtained an opinion from NCS that the merger ratio is appropriate from a financial viewpoint under certain assumptions.
CIC and JSR each requested its respective independent third party calculation agents to analyze the merger ratio in order to ensure the fairness and appropriateness in the calculation of the merger ratio for the Merger.
In order to support the fairness of the Merger, JSR retained ABeam as its independent third party calculation agent for the benefit of its unitholders and obtained its analysis.
In executing the Merger Agreement, HOYA and PENTAX, respectively, requested third party calculation agents, UBS and Mizuho Securities to evaluate the Merger Consideration in order to achieve fairness.
Mizuho Securities") as third party calculation agents to evaluate the Merger Consideration.
In determining the Merger Consideration, PENTAX requested Mizuho Securities, a third party calculation agent, to evaluate the equity value of PENTAX and received a written report from Mizuho Securities.
RBS consulted with the respective index calculation agents prior to making these decisions.
the Index Calculation Agent, was unable to publish Index closing levels.