March 26, 2013
This document has been translated from the
Japanese original, for reference purposes only. In the event
of any discrepancy between this translated document and the
Japanese original, the original shall prevail.
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (the "Company") resolved at the Board of Directors Meeting held on
February 14, 2013 to continue the takeover defense measures against attempts of mass acquisition of
the Company's shares that were adopted in accordance with shareholders' approval at the 72nd
Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on March 27, 2007 and were renewed based on the
resolution at the Board of Directors Meeting held on February 12, 2010 and shareholders' approval
at the 75th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on March 25, 2010, under the conditions
that it was partially revised from the perspective of protecting shareholders and investors and that
approval at the 78th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (hereinafter the "General Shareholders' Meeting") is obtained.
It is our pleasure to announce that at the General Shareholders'
Meeting held today, the Proposed Resolution 6 "Renewal of Takeover Defense Measures against
Attempts of Mass Acquisition of the Company's Shares" was resolved (hereinafter the revised
measures are referred to as the "Plan").
For details on the Plan, please refer to the press release "Announcement Concerning the Renewal of
Takeover Defense Measures against Attempts of Mass Acquisition of the Company's Shares" dated February 14, 2013.
The Company shall follow the Plan and continue with efforts to protect and increase the common
interests of the shareholders of the Company.