ended September 30, 2008
|Date :||October 28, 2008|
|Place :||LEVEL XXI TOKYO KAIKAN|
Mr. Zenji Miura, Corporate Executive Vice President of Ricoh Company, Ltd., explained FY2009 Interim Results using materials below.
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This material is prepared for the convenience of those investors who could not participate in the financial results meeting. Please understand that this material does not contain any direct quotations from anyone at the meeting.
Additionally, the Company bases the estimates in this material on information currently available to management, which involves risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected.
|Presentation Materials||Financial Highlights /Appendix|| Financial Highlights /Appendix
| Consolidated Financial Figures
|Q1.||Do you anticipate counter offensives from competitors related to the IKON acquisition?|
|A1.||We are always facing tough competition and that will continue for the future. Even though we assume competition will be tougher under the economic slow down, we will gain some sales expansion from this acquisition.|
|Q2.||How are you financing for the IKON acquisition?|
|A2.||We plan to borrow from bank for short term funding, then we will consider issuing bonds or other means for the long term.|
|Q3.||Will the IKON acquisition affect foreign exchange impact?|
|A3.||The business scale in the U.S. will expand through the acquisition. We expect that the forex impact against the U.S. dollar will increase after the acquisition.|
|Q4.||Why does the “other expenses” of SG&A increase compared to the previous forecast of the fiscal year ending March 2009?|
|A4.||We expect that sales promotion expenses will increase.|