GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MINISO Group Holding Limited (NYSE: MNSO; HKEX: 9896) ("MINISO", "MINISO Group" or the "Company"), a global value retailer offering a variety of design-led lifestyle products, today announced that Mr. Guofu Ye, chairman of the board of directors, chief executive officer and the controlling shareholder of the Company, has informed the Company of his intention to use his personal funds to purchase up to an aggregate of US$5 million worth of the Company’s ordinary shares and/or American depositary shares ("ADS"), representing approximately 0.3% of the total issued share capital of the Company based on the ADS closing price as of September 28, 2022, within the next twelve months, pursuant and subject to, and consistent with, applicable laws, the relevant stock exchange rules and the Company’s securities trading policies.
As at the date of this press release, Mr. Ye is interested in approximately 61.6% of the total issued shares of the Company through entities controlled by him and/or his spouse, namely, Mini Investment Limited, YGF MC Limited and YYY MC Limited.
Mr. Ye makes his independent decision on the share purchase plan and its terms. The proposed share purchases may be made from time to time in the open market at prevailing market prices, in privately negotiated transactions, in block trades and/or through other legally permissible means, depending on market conditions and in accordance with applicable rules, regulations and internal policies. This share purchase plan demonstrates Mr. Ye’s confidence in the value and long-term growth of the Company.
Shareholders and potential investors should note that the proposed share purchase may or may not proceed. Shareholders and potential investors are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Company.
About MINISO Group
MINISO Group is a global value retailer offering a variety of design-led lifestyle products. The Company serves consumers primarily through its large network of MINISO stores, and promotes a relaxing, treasure-hunting and engaging shopping experience full of delightful surprises that appeals to all demographics. Aesthetically pleasing design, quality and affordability are at the core of every product in MINISO’s wide product portfolio, and the Company continually and frequently rolls out products with these qualities. Since the opening of its first store in China in 2013, the Company has built its flagship brand "MINISO" as a globally recognized retail brand and established a massive store network worldwide. For more information, please visit https://ir.miniso.com/.
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