Public Disclosure : Response to disclosure inquiry regarding news about share buyback and cancellation program

Date: October 22, 2015 Samsung Electronics Inc. (KS005930, KS005935, SMSN, SMSD) is constantly reviewing various ways to enhance shareholder value as a part of shareholder-friendly management. However, no details have been determined yet as of now. ※ This announcement is a disclosure in response to the disclosure inquiry of the KRX(Oct 22, 2015) about news regarding share buyback and cancellation program.