Notice Concerning Sale of Shares Held by Untraceable Shareholders

Sep. 28, 2016

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Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui", Head office: Tokyo, President & CEO: Tatsuo Yasunaga), pursuant to Article 197(1) of the Companies Act of Japan ("Act"), has decided on September 28, 2016 to sell the shares held by untraceable shareholders as follows in order to streamline stock-related administrative matters:

1. List of shareholders owning shares for sale

Pursuant to Article 198 of the Act, public notice of the shareholder numbers, names, addresses and numbers of shares held as recorded in the shareholder registry, will be made electronically on Mitsui's website below on October 7, 2016 (Japanese only).

Notes: "Untraceable shareholders" are shareholders to whom Mitsui has not been able to deliver notices or demands dispatched to their addresses or other points of contact as recorded in the shareholder registry for five consecutive years or more, and who have not received dividends for five consecutive years.

2. Schedule for sale

October 7, 2016 Public notice and demands concerning objection to sale of shares held by untraceable shareholders
January 10, 2017 Deadline for notifying objections by untraceable shareholders
Day after January 11, 2017 Sale, or purchase as treasury stocks, of shares held by untraceable shareholders

3. Contact

Inquiries in relation to this matter from shareholders listed in the public notice are requested to be addressed to the Shareholder Registry Administrator below.

Shareholder Registry Administrator Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
Contact 1-4-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 168-0063, Japan
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited Stock Transfer Agency Business Planning Department
Telephone 0120-782-031 (toll free, Japan only)

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on Mitsui's current assumptions, expectations and beliefs in light of the information currently possessed by it and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors may cause Mitsui's actual results, financial position or cash flows to be materially different from any future results, financial position or cash flows expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors referred to above include, but are not limited to, those contained in Mitsui's latest Annual Securities Report and Quarterly Securities Report, and Mitsui undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.
This announcement 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.


For inquiries on this matter, please contact

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Investor Relations Division
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Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Corporate Communications Division
Telephone: +81-80-5912-0321
Facsimile: +81-3-3285-9819
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