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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2006
For Print (PDF 118KB)

Notice Concerning Dissolution of Subsidiary


Listed Stock Name:   Eisai Co., Ltd.
Director and President & CEO: Mr. Haruo Naito
Headquarters: 4-6-10 Koishikawa Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Securities Code: 4523
Listed Locations: First Sections of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
& the Osaka Securities Exchange
Inquiries: Mr. Hiroyuki Mitsui
Vice President
Corporate Communications
Phone 81-3-3817-5085

Notice Concerning Dissolution of Subsidiary

Eisai U.S.A. Inc. (Headquarters: New Jersey, U.S.A.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan), resolved its dissolution at the Board held on May 18, 2006 (U.S. Eastern time). Details are noted below.

1 . Reason for Dissolution

This dissolution was resolved because Eisai U.S.A. Inc. had been virtually a dormant company.

2 . Outline of the Subsidiary Dissolved

Company Name:Eisai U.S.A. Inc.
Headquarters Location:3 University Plaza, Hackensack, New Jersey
Representative:Mr. Mike de la Montaigne (President)
Date of Incorporation:October 1, 1981
Capital:US$ 29,500 thousand

3 . Schedule for Liquidation

It is scheduled in June 2006.

4 . Future Prospects

The dissolution will have little influence on the business results of Eisai Co., Ltd.