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Acquisition of Domestic Property "Ohtemachi PAL Building"

Mar. 11, 2011


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Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui", head office: Tokyo, President and CEO: Masami Iijima) decided to acquire the land and building of "Ohtemachi PAL Building" ("the Property") from Promise Co., Ltd. ("Promise") jointly with Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. (head office: Tokyo, President and CEO: Hiromichi Iwasa). Mitsui will acquire 50% portion of joint ownership of the Property for ¥36.0 billion, which will be leased to Promise for their headquarter use.

1. Outline of the Property to be acquired

Name of asset Ohtemachi PAL Building
Address 2-4, Ohtemachi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Land area 2,760.39m2
Total floor area 27,923.18m2
Completion date 1961
Type of ownership 50% portion of joint ownership of the Property
Acquisition Price ¥36.0 billion

2. Outline of Seller

(1) Corporate name Promise Co., Ltd.
(2) Location of head office 2-4, Ohtemachi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
(3) Representative Ken Kubo,
President and Representative Director, CEO
(4) Capital ¥80,737 million
(5) Business activities Consumer finance

3. Acquisition schedule

March 14, 2011 Execution of agreement for the acquisition of the Property (scheduled)
March 22, 2011 Settlement and handover (scheduled)

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Information

For inquiries on this matter, please contact

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Investor Relations Division
Telephone: +81-3-3285-7910
Facsimile: +81-3-3285-9821
infoTKADZ@mitsui.com
Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Corporate Communications Division
Noriko Okamoto
Telephone: +81-3-3285-6645
Facsimile: +81-3-3285-9819