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Result of Participation in a Share Purchase Program through Public Tender Offering by T-Gaia Corporation

Apr. 5, 2011


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Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui", head office: Tokyo, President & CEO: Masami Iijima) participated in a share purchase program through public tender offering ("the Program") implemented by T-Gaia Corporation ("T-Gaia") from March 1, 2011 to April 4, 2011, as announced in the "Participation in a Share Purchase Program through Public Tender Offering by T-Gaia Corporation" dated February 28, 2011. Mitsui will sell its holding of 89,742 shares of T-Gaia common stock (17.51% of total shares issued). As a result of the Program, T-Gaia will cease to be Mitsui's associated company. Consolidated profit after-tax from the sale of shares is estimated to be Yen 3.9 billion.

1. Outline of the Sale of Share

Number of shares to be sold 89,742 shares
Price of share ¥140,000 per share
Total amount of the shares to be sold ¥12.6 billion
Date of settlement April 26, 2011.

2. Change in the Shareholding of Mitsui in T-Gaia

Shares held by Mitsui before transfer 116,727 shares (22.78% of total shares issued)
Number of shares to be sold 89,742 shares
Shares held by Mitsui after transfer 26,985 shares (5.27% of total shares issued)

3. Corporate Profile of T-Gaia (as of December 31, 2010)

(1) Corporate name T-Gaia Corporation
(2) Representative Masaaki Kimura
(3) Location of head office 1-18, Ebisu 4-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
(4) Date of establishment February 1992 (as Mitsui Electronic Telecommunication Services Co., Ltd.)
(5) Business activities Sales and distribution of mobile phones, sales agency business, and sales and brokerage service for telecommunication services.
(6) Number of employees 1,093
(7) Amount of capital ¥3,098 million
(8) Shares issued 512,419 shares (as of February 28, 2011)

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.

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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
Takatsugu Ohki
Telephone: +81-3-3285-7562
Facsimile: +81-3-3285-9819