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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 30, 2006
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Notice Concerning the Result of the Company's Own Share Acquisition through ToSTNet-2


Listed Stock Name:   Eisai Co., Ltd.
President & CEO: 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: Akira Fujiyoshi
Vice President
Corporate Communications,
Investor Relations
Phone: +81-3-3817-5120

Notice Concerning the Result of the Company's Own Share Acquisition through ToSTNet-2

(August 30, 2006)- Eisai Co., Ltd. today announced the result of the company's own share acquisition as noticed on August 29, 2006. Details are noted below.


1. Reason for acquiring Eisai's own shares

For the purpose of implementing a flexible capital policy to cope with the changes in business environment in accordance with the company's articles of incorporation.

2. Type of shares acquired Common Stock

3. Total number of shares acquired 2 million shares

4. Acquisition price yen5,530 per share

5. Total value of shares acquired yen11,060 million

6. Date of acquisition August 30, 2006 (Wednesday)

7. Acquisition method

Acquisition through ToSTNeT-2 of Tokyo Stock Exchange (closing price transaction)


(Reference)
Outline of the acquisition plan of the company's own shares authorized by the Board of Directors (announced on July 31, 2006)
(1) Type of shares to be acquiredCommon Stock
(2) Total number of shares to be acquired4 million shares (maximum)
(3) Total value of shares to be acquired22 billion Yen (maximum)
(4) Progress as of August 30, 2006
Total number of shares acquired    2 million shares
Total value of shares acquired     yen11,060 million