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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2013

EISAI SUPPORTS EARTHQUAKE RELIEF EFFORTS IN SICHUAN, CHINA

Eisai expresses its heartfelt sympathies to all those affected by the recent earthquake in Sichuan, China.

Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito, “Eisai”) announced today that it has urgently shipped out emergency supplies such as hygiene wipes, portable toilets, sleeping bags and blankets to China to support the victims of the earthquake. In addition, Eisai's subsidiary in China, Eisai China Inc. (General Manager: Ye Liu, “ECI”), has decided to provide relief aid equivalent to RMB 1 million (approximately JPY 16 million), which will primarily consist of medical supplies.

ECI employees are working to deliver all the supplies directly to medical facilities in the disaster-hit areas and are committed to support initiatives for victims of the disaster.

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

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