Corporate Event Notice CE2016-207


DATE:  September 2, 2016
RE: Arm Holdings PLC (“ARMH / ARMH1D”) Cash Merger Complete with SoftBank Group Corporation
Effective Date: September 6, 2016

Below, for your information, is an important memo from the OCC.

We urge you to read this (see link) and distribute to others within your organization you deem appropriate.

http://www.theocc.com/webapps/infomemos?number=39625&date=201609&lastModifiedDate=09%2f02%2f2016+12%3a42%3a01

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Key Information:

ARMH1D Cash Merger The USD equivalent of 100 x 5100 Pence net cash, less fees and withholdings, if any.
Last Trading Day September 6, 2016
Settlement OCC will delay settlement of the ARMH1D deliverable until the final net cash merger consideration is confirmed. Once the final amount is determined, settlement in ARMH1D futures will take place through OCC’s cash settlement system. Settlement will be accomplished by payment of the difference between the extended strike amount and the cash deliverable.

Pursuant to Rule 1304 of OCC’s Rules and Bylaws, the maturity date for all ARMH1D Security Futures will be accelerated on a date to be determined.