Form 6-K POSCO HOLDINGS INC. For: Mar 08

March 8, 2022 11:16 AM EST

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Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 6-K






For the month of March, 2022

Commission File Number: 1-13368




(Translation of registrant’s name into English)



POSCO Center, 440 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea, 06194



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Notice of Completion of Vertical Spin-off

POSCO (the “Company”) approved the vertical Spin-off plan at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders as proposed on January 28, 2022 and therefore, spin off all business units, including those relating to the production and sale of steel (the “Spun-off Business Unit”), except for those business units relating to functions relating to a holding company, such as developing future business portfolios or managing the group’s businesses, from its existing businesses and establish POSCO (the “New Company”), and the Company shall survive such spin-off and change its trade name to POSCO Holdings Inc. (such surviving entity, the “Surviving Company”) and convert into a holding company within the meaning of the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act (the “FTL”).

In accordance with the resolution above, the Company has completed the Spin-off procedure, and the board of directors has decided that this notice will serve as a report of the spin-off to the general shareholders’ meeting pursuant to Article 530-12, 530-11(1) and 526(3) of the Korean Commercial Code.

1. Details of Spin-off




Company Name


Business Unit

Surviving Company    POSCO Holdings Inc.    Development of future business portfolios and management of group’s businesses
New Company    POSCO    Production and sale of steel

2. Schedule


Classification    Date
Date of resolution of the board of directors’ meeting to approve the Spin-off Plan    December 10, 2021
Date of submission of the report on major matters    December 10, 2021
Record date for determination of shareholders for the general shareholders’ meeting to approve the Spin-off Plan    December 27, 2021
Date of public notice on convocation of general shareholders’ meeting    January 5, 2022
Date of public notification on convocation of general shareholders’ meeting    January 13, 2022
Date of general shareholders’ meeting to approve the Spin-off Plan    January 28, 2022
Date of Spin-off    March 1, 2022
Date of the board meeting replacing general shareholder’s meeting to report the Spin-off and inaugural general meeting    March 2, 2022
Registration Date of Spin-off    March 2, 2022

3. Amount of capital to be reduced and reserves

Not applicable

4. Surviving Company has acquired all the new shares issued in the process of Spin-off

5. The name of the company is changed to POSCO Holding Inc. as of registration date of Spin-off


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.


Date: March 8, 2022     By  

/s/ Chung, Kyung-Jin

      Name:   Chung, Kyung-Jin
      Title:   Executive Vice President

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