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SVNDF Seven & I

Filed: 2 Nov 14, 7:00pm

 

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 3, 2014

Registration No. 333-199403

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM F-6EF

POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

REGISTRATION STATEMENT
UNDER
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 FOR DEPOSITARY SHARES EVIDENCED BY
AMERICAN DEPOSITARY RECEIPTS

 

 

  

Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.

(Exact name of issuer of deposited securities as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

N/A

(Translation of issuer’s name in English)

 

 

 

Japan

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organization of issuer)

 

 

  

ConvergEx Depositary, Inc.

(Exact name of depositary as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

1633 Broadway, 48th Floor
New York, New York 10019
(212) 259-5543
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of depositary’s principal executive offices)

 

 

ConvergEx Depositary, Inc. — DEPOSITARY RECEIPTS DEPARTMENT
1633 Broadway, 48th Floor
New York, New York 10019
(212) 259-5543
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code of agent for service)

 

 

Copies to:

 

Richard M. Kosnik, Esq.Mildred Quinones-Holmes, Esq.
Jones DayThompson Hine LLP
222 East 41st Street335 Madison Avenue
New York, New York  10017New York, New York  10017

 

 

 

It is proposed that this filing become effective under Rule 466:o immediately upon filing.
  
 x on November 4, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (EST)

If a separate registration statement has been filed to register the deposited shares, check the following box:¨

 

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CALCULATION OF REGISTRATION FEE

 

Title of Each Class of
Securities to be Registered
Amount to
be
Registered
Proposed Maximum
Offering Price Per
Unit*
Proposed
Maximum
Aggregate
Offering
Price**
Amount of
Registration
Fee

American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), each ADS representing the right to receive one-half (1/2) of one (1) share of common stock of Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

*Each unit represents one ADS.
**Estimated solely for the purpose of calculating the registration fee. Pursuant to Rule 457(k), such estimate is computed on the basis of the maximum aggregate fees or charges to be imposed in connection with the issuance of ADSs.

 

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PART I

INFORMATION REQUIRED IN PROSPECTUS

Cross Reference Sheet

Item 1. DESCRIPTION OF SECURITIES TO BE REGISTERED

Item Number and Caption Location in Form of American Depositary Receipt (“Receipt”)
Filed herewith as Prospectus
   
1. 

Name of Depositary and address of its principal executive office

 

 Face of Receipt — Introductory Article
2. 

Title of Receipts and identity of deposited securities

 

 Face of Receipt — Top center
Terms of Deposit:  

  

(i) 

The amount of deposited securities represented by one American Depositary Share (“ADS”)

 

 Face of Receipt — Upper right corner
(ii) 

The procedure for voting, if any, the deposited securities

 

 Reverse of Receipt — Paragraphs 12, 14 and 17
(iii) 

The procedure for collecting and distributing dividends

 

 Face of Receipt — Paragraphs 4 and 8
Reverse of Receipt — Paragraphs 13, 14 and 19
     
(iv) 

The procedure for transmitting notices, reports and proxy soliciting material

 

 Reverse of Receipt — Paragraphs 11, 12 and 16
(v) 

The sale or exercise of rights

 

 Reverse of Receipt — Paragraphs 13 and 14
     
(vi) 

The deposit or sale of securities resulting from dividends, splits or plans of reorganization

 

 Face of Receipt — Paragraphs 4 and 8
Reverse of Receipt — Paragraphs 13, 14, 16 and 17
(vii) 

Amendment, extension or termination of the deposit arrangements

 

 Reverse of Receipt — Paragraphs 18 and 19 (no provision for extension)
(viii) 

The rights that holders of Receipts have to inspect the transfer books of the Depositary and the list of Receipt holders

 Face of Receipt — Paragraph 3
     
(ix) Any restrictions on the right to transfer or withdraw the underlying securities Face of Receipt — Paragraphs 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6
Reverse of Receipt — Paragraphs 15, 16 and 17

  

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(x) 

Any limitation on the Depositary's liability

 

 

Face of Receipt — Paragraphs 1, 2, 4, 6 and 8;
Reverse of Receipt — Paragraphs 12, 13, 15, 16 and 17

 

 

3. Fees and charges that may be imposed directly or indirectly upon a holder of Receipts Reverse of Receipt — Paragraph 20

 

Item 2. AVAILABLE INFORMATIONReverse of Receipt — Paragraph 11

 

Based on the reasonable, good faith belief of the Depositary after exercising reasonable diligence, the registrant represents that, as of the date hereof,Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. (the “Company”) publishes information in English required to maintain the exemption from registration under Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, on its internet website or through an electronic information delivery system generally available to the public in the Company’s primary trading market. The address of the Company’s internet website, as of the date hereof, is http://www.7andi.com/en/ir/index.html.

 

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PROSPECTUS

 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS III. B OF FORM F-6, THIS PAGE AND THE FORM OF AMERICAN DEPOSITARY RECEIPT ATTACHED AS AN EXHIBIT TO THIS POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO.1 TO FORM F-6 REGISTRATION STATEMENT CONSTITUTE THE PROSPECTUS RELATING TO THE AMERICAN DEPOSITARY SHARES TO BE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO.1 TO FORM F-6 REGISTRATION STATEMENT.

 

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PART II

 

INFORMATION NOT REQUIRED IN PROSPECTUS

 

Item 3.EXHIBITS

 

(a)          The agreement between ConvergEx Depositary, Inc., as depositary (the “Depositary”), and all holders and beneficial owners from time to time of American Depositary Shares registered hereunder is contained in the form of American Depositary Receipt itself, constituting the Prospectus filed as a part of this Registration Statement. — Filed herewith.

 

(b)          Any other agreement to which the Depositary is a party relating to the issuance of the American Depositary Shares registered hereunder or the custody of the deposited securities. — None.

 

(c)          Every material contract relating to the deposited securities between the Depositary and the issuer of the deposited securities in effect at any time within the last three years. — None.

 

(d)          Opinion of Thompson Hine LLP, counsel for the Depositary, as to the legality of the securities to be registered. — Previously filed.

 

(e)          Certification under Rule 466. — Filed herewith.

 

Item 4. UNDERTAKINGS

 

(a)          The Depositary hereby undertakes to make available at the principal office of the Depositary in the United States, for inspection by holders of the Receipts, any reports and communications received from the issuer of the deposited securities which are both (1) received by the Depositary as the holder of the deposited securities, and (2) made generally available to the holders of the underlying securities by the issuer.

 

(b)          The Depositary undertakes to prepare a separate document stating the amount of any fee charged and describing the service for which it is charged and to deliver promptly a copy of such fee schedule without charge to anyone upon request. The Depositary undertakes to notify each registered holder of a Receipt thirty days before any change in the fee schedule.

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that all the requirements for filing on Form F-6 are met and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to Registration Statement on Form F-6 to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of New York, State of New York, on the third day of November, 2014.

 

 

Legal entity created by the agreement for the issuance of American Depositary Receipts evidencing American Depositary Shares for shares ofthe foreign private issuer whose name is set forth on the facing page of this Registration Statement on Form F-6.

 

ConvergEx Depositary, Inc., as Depositary

 

 

By: /S/ ANDREW P. LEVINE

Name: Andrew P. Levine
Title:   CEO

 

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Index of Exhibits

 



ExhibitDocument
(a)Form of ADR
   
(e)

Rule 466 Certification

 

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