HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY (HMC)
Corporate Disclosure to Korea Exchange
Disclosure Date : December 16, 2009
Disclosure Title : Closing Shareholder Registry
Hyundai Motor Company Record Date : Dec 31, 2009
Hyundai Motor Company will close its shareholder registry from January 1, 2010 until January 15, 2010. According to the Articles of Incorporation of Hyundai Motor Company, December 31 of each year is the record date for annual shareholders meeting and annual dividend payment, and accordingly our common shareholders that are registered in Hyundai Motor Company’s shareholder registry as of December 31, 2009 and the holders of our Global Depositary Shares* (“GDSs”) as of the same date will be entitled to exercise their voting rights at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and to receive dividends for the fiscal year 2009.
The date of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and the proposed dividend rate will be notified to the common shareholders and the holders of GDSs upon the resolution of the board of directors’ meeting scheduled to be held in March 2010.
*Voting rights of Global Depositary Share holders may only be exercised in accordance with terms of the Deposit Agreement.