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Notice of change in the number of shares constituting one unit and amendment to the Articles of Incorporation

Feb. 25, 2009


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Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (the "Company") announced that the Company, at the meeting of the Board of Directors held today, resolved to change the number of shares constituting one unit (the "Share Unit Number"), which entitles a shareholder to cast one vote at a shareholders meeting.

  1. Reason
    To further facilitate the investment of investors
  2. Details
    The Share Unit Number shall be reduced to 100 from 1,000, and the provisions of the Articles of Incorporation of the Company setting forth the Share Unit Number shall be amended accordingly.
  3. Effective date
    April 1, 2009

(For the reference purpose only)
As of April 1, 2009, the trading unit of the shares of the Company posted at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the Osaka Stock Exchange, the Nagoya Stock Exchange, the Sapporo Stock Exchange and the Fukuoka Stock Exchange shall also be reduced to 100 shares from 1,000 shares.

Notice:
This press release includes forward-looking statements about Mitsui. These forward-looking statements are based on the current assumptions and beliefs of Mitsui in light of the information currently available to it, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors may cause Mitsui's actual results, performance, achievements or financial position to be materially different from any future results, performance, achievements or financial position expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. The risks, uncertainties and other factors referred to above include, but are not limited to, those contained in Mitsui's latest annual report on Form 20-F, which has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
This press release is published in order to publicly announce specific facts stated above, and does not constitute a solicitation of investments or any similar act inside or outside of Japan, regarding the shares, bonds or other securities issued by us.

Information

For inquiries on this matter, please contact

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Investor Relations Division
Telephone: +81-3-3285-7910
Facsimile: +81-3-3285-9819
infoTKADZ@mitsui.com
Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Corporate Communications Division
Telephone: +81-3-3285-7596
Facsimile: +81-3-3285-9819