U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Commission File Number: 333-10486
For the Month of May 2005
Trend Micro Incorporated
(Translation of registrants name into English)
Shinjuku MAYNDS Tower, 1-1, Yoyogi 2-chome,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0053, Japan
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Information furnished on this form:
|1.||Press release dated May 10, 2005, relating to the announcement regarding change in affiliate company.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
TREND MICRO INCORPORATED
May 11, 2005
/s/ MAHENDRA NEGI
Representative Director, Chief Financial Officer and
Executive Vice President
|Trend Micro, Inc.|
|Eva Chen, Chief Executive Officer|
|First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange|
|Code : 4704|
|Contact : Hideki Minamibayashi|
Notice of Change in Affiliate Company
On May 10, 2005, our US subsidiary Trend Micro Incorporated (company representative: Lane Bess, main office location: 10101 North. De Anza Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014 U.S.A.) entered into an agreement with shareholders of InterMute Inc., a US company (InterMute), to acquire shares of InterMute in the following manner:
1. Reason and method of change of Affiliate Company
Trend Micro Incorporated is to acquire all outstanding shares of InterMute for the purpose of capitalizing on advanced technologies InterMute owns in the anti-spyware product field.
2. Date of change of Affiliate Company
On May 10, 2005, a share acquisition agreement was entered into.
3. Outline of changing company
|(1) Name :||InterMute Inc.|
|(2) Representative:||Ed English, CEO and Founder|
|(3) Location:||100 Grossman Drive, Braintree, MA 02184 U.S.A.|
|(4) Date of foundation:||October 1999|
|(5) Line of business:||Development of anti-spyware products|
|(6) Fiscal term:||December 31|
|(7) Number of employees: 35|
|(8) Total assets and result of operation as of December 31, 2004|
Total assets: US$2 million
Sales: US$4 million
Net profit: US$0.3 million
4. Name of the party from whom the shares were acquired, number and value of shares acquired
Trend Micro Incorporated acquires all shares issued (5,628,540 shares), which includes 1,500,000 shares from Ed English (CEO, Founder of InterMute Inc.). Total acquisition amount is US$15 million.
5. Number of shares owned and share ownership before/after acquisition
Before acquisition: 0%(0 shares)
After acquisition: 100%(5,628,540 shares)
6. Effect of transaction
The effect of the transaction to our business results for the year ending December 31, 2005 is expected to be immaterial.