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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2012

EISAI TO OFFER DONATIONS TO HURRICANE SANDY NEW JERSEY RELIEF FUND AND AMERICAN RED CROSS

Eisai expresses its heartfelt sympathies to all those affected by Hurricane Sandy, which has caused extensive damage to nations in North America and the Caribbean Sea.

Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito, “Eisai” ) announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, Eisai Inc., will be offering donations totaling US$150,000 to help provide relief to areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Eisai Inc., through its charitable arm, Eisai USA Foundation Inc., will donate US$100,000 to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund and US$50,000 to the American Red Cross with the aim of assisting support efforts to ease the burden and suffering of those affected and contribute to the fast and full recovery of devastated areas.

Eisai sincerely hopes that its support will help the people affected by this disaster and prays for the speedy recovery of the afflicted region.

[Please refer to the following notes for more information on Eisai USA Foundation Inc.]

Media Inquiries:
Public Relations Department,
Eisai Co., Ltd.
+81-(0)3-3817-5120

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1.  About Eisai USA Foundation Inc.
    Eisai USA Foundation Inc. was established in 2008 as part of Eisai’s commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen and contribute to the good of society in which it does business. The Foundation focuses its charitable giving in four areas: health-related initiatives for patients and caregivers, disaster relief efforts, innovation in medical and pharmaceutical sciences, and community activities in the areas where Eisai’s U.S. employees live and work.