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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2015

AGREEMENT CONCERNING THE INTEGRATION OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE BUSINESS OF EISAI CO., LTD. AND AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS CO., LTD. BY ABSORPTION-TYPE SPLIT
Aiming to become Japan's Largest Gastrointestinal Specialty Pharma

Listed Company Name: Eisai Co., Ltd.
Representative: Haruo Naito
Representative Corporate
Officer and CEO
Securities Code: 4523
Stock Exchange Listings: First Section of the Tokyo
Stock Exchange
Inquiries: Sayoko Sasaki
Vice President,
Corporate Affairs
Phone +81-3-3817-5120

Listed Company Name: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Representative: Takaaki Nishii
Representative Director,
President and CEO
Securities Code: 2802
Stock Exchange Listings: First Section of the Tokyo
Stock Exchange
Inquiries: Yukiko Sawa
General Manager
Business Strategy and
Development Dept.
Phone +81-3-5250-8163

Eisai Co., Ltd. (Eisai) and Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (Ajinomoto Co.) announced that respective meetings of Eisai's Executive Committee and Ajinomoto Co.'s Board of Directors today resolved to enter an integration agreement concerning the splitting off of a portion of Eisai's gastrointestinal disease treatment business and its subsequent succession by Ajinomoto Co.'s wholly-owned subsidiary AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS CO., LTD. (AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS) via an absorption-type split, and on the same day, a corresponding integration agreement was signed between Eisai and Ajinomoto Co.

The trade name for the new integrated company will be “EA Pharma Co., Ltd.”. Eisai will hold 60% of the shares in EA Pharma Co., Ltd., while Ajinomoto Co. will hold the remaining 40%, and the company will be one of Eisai's consolidated subsidiaries and an affiliated company accounted for by the equity-method for Ajinomoto Co.

1.    Purpose of establishing the new integrated company

       In the field of gastrointestinal diseases, Eisai has a history of drug discovery and information provision activities spanning more than 60 years, with a wealth of knowledge, experience and networks based on years of work on its powerful products and pipeline. On the other hand, as a member of the Ajinomoto Group which aims to be a group of companies that contributes to human health globally based on its amino acid technology founded upon the discovery of umami, AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS has a unique pipeline and products that no other company possesses, especially in the field of gastrointestinal diseases. The integration of Eisai's gastrointestinal disease business and AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS' business will result in the establishment of EA Pharma Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest gastrointestinal specialty pharmas.
      Not only has there been an increase in the incidence of gastrointestinal diseases due to population aging, there has also been a sharp increase in the incidence of intractable autoimmune diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis among the younger population as well due to issues of lifestyle changes and increasing social stress, leading to the existence of unmet medical needs in the field of gastrointestinal disease. By consolidating products, this new integrated company will bring together a product lineup that will comprehensively cover the upper and lower digestive tract as well as the liver and pancreas, enabling the provision of an even wider range of solutions in the field of gastrointestinal disease as well as specialized information for healthcare professionals. In addition, research and development will aim to discover innovative new medicines that fulfill unmet medical needs through the exchange of expertise and know-how between the companies on gastrointestinal diseases as well as the consolidation of both companies' in-development products to bring together a pipeline from which new treatments will be consistently launched. Furthermore, when pipeline products are launched in the future, Eisai's global business network can be leveraged for global expansion, maximizing value for patients.
      The new integrated company will increase profitability through marketing synergies from integration and the pursuit of efficiency through the review of overlapping functions, and will also secure necessary resources for new drug development to realize sustained growth. Furthermore, as one of Japan's largest gastrointestinal specialty pharmas, the new integrated company will be able to thoroughly understand the needs of gastrointestinal disease patients, and by addressing these needs, will provide higher quality value for patients and their families as well as healthcare professionals.

2.    Details of Integration
1)  Schedule of integration agreement and absorption-type company split
Executive Committee meeting to approve the integration agreement and absorption-type company split agreement (Eisai) October 15, 2015
Board of Directors meeting to approve the integration agreement (Ajinomoto Co.) October 15, 2015
Date of conclusion of the integration agreement (Eisai, Ajinomoto Co.) October 15, 2015
Date of conclusion of the absorption-type company split agreement (Eisai, AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS) February 2016 (scheduled)
Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS) March 2016 (scheduled)
Effective date of the absorption-type company split April 1, 2016 (scheduled)
(Note) The absorption-type company split is to be conducted by Eisai as a simplified absorption-type company split as defined in Paragraph 3, Article 784, of the Companies Act. Accordingly, no approval by a general meeting of shareholders is required.

2)  Method of absorption-type company split
In this absorption-type company split, Eisai will be the splitting company and AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS will be the succeeding company.
3)  Details of stock allocation
As consideration for the absorption-type company split, AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS will allocate 6,000 ordinary shares of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS to Eisai. As a result, Eisai will hold 60% of the new integrated company's total stock issued.
Furthermore, Ajinomoto Co. will merge a portion of its shares in AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS before the effective date of the absorption-type company split, with the result being that the number of shares of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS held by Ajinomoto Co. will be 4,000 shares.
4)  Treatment of stock options and corporate bonds with stock options for the splitting company
Although Eisai has issued stock options, there will be no change to the treatment of these stock options due to the absorption-type company split.
Furthermore, Eisai has not issued any corporate bonds with stock options.
5)  Increase or decrease of capital stock due to the absorption-type company split
There will be no change in Eisai's capital stock due to the absorption-type company split.
6)  Rights and obligations to be succeeded by the succeeding company
AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS will succeed the assets and contracts relating to the portion of Eisai's business covered by the absorption-type company split agreement, as well as the rights and obligations incidental thereto. Furthermore, AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS' assumption of debts relating to the business shall be conducted without recourse to Eisai.
7)  Capability of satisfying liabilities
It has been judged that AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS will not have any problem in performing its obligations relating to the liabilities it will bear following the absorption-type company split.
3.    Calculation of share allotment relating to the absorption-type company split
1)  Basis and details of calculation
In order to preserve fairness and integrity in determining the amount of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS' ordinary shares to be allotted to Eisai relating to the absorption-type company split (share allotment), Eisai and Ajinomoto Co. have each hired a third-party appraiser to perform this calculation. For this purpose, Eisai has hired Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. (Nomura Securities), and Ajinomoto Co. has hired JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd. (J.P. Morgan), respectively.

Nomura Securities used the discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis to calculate the share allotment, and Eisai has received a valuation report regarding the share allotment from Nomura Securities.

The result of the calculation of the share allotment according to the abovementioned method is as follows. Furthermore, the following calculation result assumes that the number of ordinary shares issued by AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS at the time of execution of the absorption-type company split amounts to 4,000 shares.

Calculation method Calculated range of share allotment
DCF Analysis 5,344∼6,619 shares

Nomura Securities has assumed that the public information, the financial information disclosed by the companies, and all other information when performing the calculation of the share allotment is true and complete, and it did not independently verify the accuracy or completeness thereof. Nomura Securities has not independently evaluated, appraised or assessed the market value or fair value of the assets or liabilities (including financial derivative instruments, off-book assets and liabilities, and other contingent liabilities) of the two companies or their related affiliates, nor has it requested an appraisal or assessment by a third-party agency. The calculation performed by Nomura Securities reflects the information and economic conditions as of October 14, 2015, and Nomura Securities assumes that Eisai's management has reasonably considered and created the financial predictions for both the business relating to the absorption-type company split and AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS based on the current, best-available forecasts and judgment.

Please note that the business projections of both the portion of Eisai's business and AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS on which the DCF analysis was based contain fiscal years showing significant increases and decrease in profit compared with their respective previous fiscal years. This is mainly due to declining revenue of existing products and increasing revenue from pipeline products.

In calculating the number of the shares to be allocated to Eisai for the absorption-type company split, J.P. Morgan performed a DCF analysis based on the following: for the valuation of the equity value of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS, J.P. Morgan used the projections prepared and furnished by the management of Ajinomoto Co.; and for the valuation of the relevant portion of Eisai's gastrointestinal disease treatment business (the “Business”), J.P. Morgan used the projections originally prepared by the management of Eisai, which Ajinomoto Co. made adjustment to and approved for J.P. Morgan's use.

Based on the result of the analysis, J.P. Morgan delivered to the Board of Directors of Ajinomoto Co. a valuation report regarding the number of the shares to be allocated to Eisai in the absorption-type company split (the “JPM Valuation Report”) dated October 15, 2015. The JPM Valuation Report was provided solely for the benefit of the Board of Directors of Ajinomoto Co. in connection with their evaluation of the absorption-type company split and for the purposes of reference in performing such evaluation.

The calculated range of the number of the shares to be allocated to Eisai in the absorption-type company split mentioned in the JPM Valuation Report is as indicated below. The calculated range of the number of the shares to be allocated to Eisai below shows the range of the number of the AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS' ordinary shares to be allocated to Eisai as consideration for the Business. The JPM Valuation Report is based on the premise that the total number of issued ordinary shares of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS will be 4,000 on the closing date of the absorption-type company split, and does not take into consideration the limitation of the total number of issuable shares of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS as set forth in the articles of incorporation of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS as of October 15, 2015.


Valuation Methodology Range of the number of the shares to be allocated to Eisai
DCF Analysis 5,374∼6,996 shares

In addition, the business forecasts of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS and the Business used by J.P. Morgan (except for the tax consequences) in its DCF analysis include fiscal years in which significant increases or decreases in profits are expected. Such decreases and increases in profits that are included in the projections of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS and the Business are expected due mainly to the decline in sales of long-listed drugs as a result of several reasons including the price revisions by the National Health Insurance, and the expected sales growth of newly marketed drugs during the projection period, respectively.

In conducting its analyses with respect to the number of the shares to be allocated to Eisai, which was included in the JPM Valuation Report, J.P. Morgan has relied upon and assumed the accuracy and completeness of all information that was publicly available or was furnished to or discussed with J.P. Morgan by Ajinomoto Co., AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS and Eisai or otherwise reviewed by or for J.P. Morgan, and J.P. Morgan has not independently verified (nor has it assumed responsibility or liability for independently verifying) any such information or its accuracy or completeness. J.P. Morgan has not conducted or been provided with any appraisal of any assets or liabilities, nor has it evaluated the solvency of Ajinomoto Co., AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS or Eisai under any laws relating to bankruptcy, insolvency or similar matters. In relying on financial analyses and projections provided to J.P. Morgan or derived therefrom, J.P. Morgan has assumed that they have been reasonably prepared based on assumptions reflecting the best currently available estimates and judgments by management as to the expected future results of operations and financial condition of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS and the Business to which such analyses or projections relate. J.P. Morgan expressed no view as to such analyses or forecasts or the assumptions on which they were based. J.P. Morgan has also assumed that the transactions contemplated by the absorption-type company split agreement and related agreements (together, the “Agreements”) will qualify as a tax-free reorganization under the corporate tax law of Japan, have the tax consequences described in discussions with, and materials furnished to J.P. Morgan by, representatives of Ajinomoto Co., and will be consummated as described in the Agreements, and that the definitive Agreement will not differ in any material respects from the draft thereof furnished to J.P. Morgan. J.P. Morgan has also assumed that the representations and warranties made by Ajinomoto Co. and Eisai in the Agreements are and will be true and correct in all ways material to J.P. Morgan's analysis. J.P. Morgan is not a legal, regulatory, tax or accounting expert and relied on the assessments made by advisors to Ajinomoto Co. with respect to such issues. J.P. Morgan further assumed that all material governmental, regulatory or other consents and approvals necessary for the consummation of the absorption-type company split would be obtained without any adverse effect on Ajinomoto Co., AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS or Eisai or on the contemplated benefits of the absorption-type company split.

The analyses with respect to the number of the shares to be allocated to Eisai, which was included in the JPM Valuation Report, were necessarily based on economic, market and other conditions as in effect on, and the information made available to J.P. Morgan as of October 9, 2015. It should be understood that subsequent developments may affect the calculation and that J.P. Morgan does not have any obligation to update, revise, or reaffirm such analyses.

The projections of AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS prepared and furnished to J.P. Morgan by the managements of Ajinomoto Co. and the projections of the Business originally prepared by the managements of Eisai, which Ajinomoto Co. made adjustment to and approved for J.P. Morgan's use, will not be disclosed to the public and were not prepared with a view toward public disclosure. These projections were based on numerous variables and assumptions that are inherently uncertain and may be beyond the control of management, including, without limitation, factors related to general economic and competitive conditions and prevailing interest rates. Accordingly, actual results could vary significantly from those set forth in such projections.

The foregoing summary of the analysis with respect to the number of the shares to be allocated to Eisai and the valuation method thereof does not purport to be a complete description of the analyses or data presented by J.P. Morgan. The preparation of the JPM Valuation Report is a complex process and is not necessarily susceptible to partial analysis or summary description. J.P. Morgan believes that the foregoing summary and its analyses must be considered as a whole and that selecting portions of the foregoing summary and these analyses, without considering all of its analyses as a whole, could create an incomplete view of the processes underlying the analyses.

In reference to the results of the calculations by Nomura Securities and J.P. Morgan, Eisai and Ajinomoto Co. have comprehensively considered the relevant factors such as the respective states of finances and assets as well as forecasts, and after a series of careful negotiations on the share allotment, have ultimately agreed upon the abovementioned share allotment.

2)  Relationship with appraisers
Eisai's financial advisor Nomura Securities is not a related party to either Eisai or Ajinomoto Co., and holds no material interests worth mentioning with respect to the absorption-type company split.
Ajinomoto Co.'s financial advisor J.P. Morgan is not a related party to either Ajinomoto Co. or Eisai, and holds no material interests worth mentioning with respect to the absorption-type company split.

3)  Expected delisting and reason therefor
No delisting is expected for either Eisai or Ajinomoto Co. as a result of the absorption-type company split.

4)  Measures to secure impartiality
In order to secure impartiality of the absorption-type company split, as stated above in section 3.1), Eisai has received a report on the share allotment from Nomura Securities, who is a third party calculation appraiser independent from both Eisai and Ajinomoto Co.
In order to secure impartiality of the absorption-type company split, as stated above in section 3.1), Ajinomoto Co. has received a report on the share allotment from J.P. Morgan, who is a third party calculation appraiser independent from both Ajinomoto Co. and Eisai.

5)  Measures for the avoidance of conflicts of interest
No special measures have been taken since there is no conflict of interest present between Eisai and Ajinomoto Co., and also between Eisai and AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS.

4.    Outline of the companies
1)  Outline of the splitting company
 Splitting company (As of March 31, 2015)
(1) Company name Eisai Co., Ltd.
(2) Location 4-6-10 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8088, Japan
(3) Representative Haruo Naito, Representative Corporate Officer and CEO
(4) Scope of business Research and development, manufacture, sale and import and export of pharmaceuticals
(5) Capital ¥44,986 million
(6) Date established December 6, 1941
(7) Number of shares issued 296,566,949 shares
(8) Fiscal year end March 31
(9) Number of employees Consolidated: 10,183
(10) Major customers Alfresa Holdings Corporation
Suzuken Co., Ltd.
Medipal Holdings Corporation
(11) Major banking institutions Saitama Resona Bank
Mizuho Bank
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
(12) Major shareholders and ratio of shares held Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account)  7.01%
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account)  6.79%
Nippon Life Insurance Company  4.84%
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK 385147  3.01%
Saitama Resona Bank, Limited  2.66%
(13) Financial results of the past three fiscal years for the splitting company (consolidated, IFRS)
Fiscal year-end March 31, 2013 March 31, 2014 March 31, 2015
Total equity attributable to owners of the parent ¥484,054 million ¥526,320 million ¥598,749 million
Total assets ¥1,008,686 million ¥973,823 million ¥1,053,818 million
Equity per share attributable to owners of the parent ¥1,697.86 ¥1,845.06 ¥2,096.39
Revenue ¥572,616 million ¥599,490 million ¥548,465 million
Operating profit ¥80,364 million ¥66,398 million ¥28,338 million
Profit before income taxes ¥74,959 million ¥62,298 million ¥25,875 million
Profit for the year ¥51,911 million ¥38,501 million ¥43,453 million
Basic earnings per share ¥181.31 ¥134.13 ¥151.57
Dividend per share ¥150 ¥150 ¥150

2)  Outline of the succeeding company
 Succeeding company (as of March 31, 2015)
(1) Company name AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS CO., LTD.
(2) Location 2-1-1 Irifune, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0042, Japan
(3) Representative Takashi Nagamachi, Representative Director, President & CEO
(4) Scope of business Research and development, manufacturing, sales of pharmaceuticals
(5) Capital ¥4,650 million
(6) Date established April 1, 2010
(7) Number of shares issued 4,389 (A portion of the shares will be merged before the effective date of the absorption-type company split, with the result being that the number of shares issued will be 4,000.)
(8) Fiscal year end March 31
(9) Number of employees 1,157
(10) Business locations Branches: 8 sites in Japan
Laboratory: 1 site
Plant: 1 site
(11) Major customers Alfresa Holdings Corporation
Suzuken Co., Ltd.
Medipal Holdings Corporation
(12) Major banking institutions Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
(13) Major shareholders and ratio of shares held Ajinomoto Co., Inc. 100%
(14) Financial results of the past three fiscal years for the succeeding company (non-consolidated)
Fiscal year-end March 31, 2013 March 31, 2014 March 31, 2015
Net assets ¥35,900 million ¥35,508 million ¥35,656 million
Total assets ¥61,091 million ¥50,976 million ¥49,545 million
Book value per share ¥8,179,622.37 ¥8,090,384.79 ¥8,124,020.17
Net sales ¥76,607 million ¥55,633 million ¥43,236 million
Operating income -¥2,397 million ¥634 million ¥948 million
Ordinary income -¥2,259 million ¥699 million ¥1,017 million
Net income -¥7,530 million -¥889 million ¥147 million
Net income per share -¥1,715,653.50 -¥202,754.31 ¥33,635.38
Dividend per share ¥0 ¥0 ¥33,700
(15) Major products and pipeline of the succeeding company
Products / Pipeline products Explanation Development stage
LIVACT® Branched-chain amino acid formula Launched
ELETAL® Elemental diet Launched
MARZULENE® Gastritis / ulcer treatment Launched
MOVIPREP® Oral cleansing solution for intestine Launched
ATELEC® Long-acting calcium channel blocker Launched (licensed to Mochida Pharmaceutical)
ACTONEL® Osteoporosis treatment / Paget's disease of bone treatment Launched (licensed to Eisai)
FASTIC® Fast-acting postprandial hypoglycemic agent Launched (licensed to Mochida Pharmaceutical)
AJG511 Ulcerative colitis treatment Phase III in Japan
AJM300 Ulcerative colitis treatment Phase III in Japan
AJG533 Chronic constipation treatment Phase III in Japan
NE-58095NF (risedronate) Osteoporosis treatment (additional formulation/ change in dosage and administration) Phase II/III in Japan

3)  Relationship between the companies concerned
Capital relationship Not applicable
Personnel relationship Not applicable
Trade relationship Under a marketing agreement for osteoporosis treatments, Eisai purchases products from AJINOMOTO PHARMACEUTICALS
Affiliated party status Not applicable

5.    Outline of the business to be split off
1)  Details of the business to be split off
The portion of the business to be split off according to the absorption-type company split agreement are Eisai's domestic marketing and R&D functions for the field of gastrointestinal disease, however there will be no transfer of fixed assets relating to these functions to the succeeding company. The products and pipeline products scheduled to be transferred to the succeeding company are as outlined below. In addition, for gastrointestinal disease products and pipeline products not listed below that are marketed or developped domestically by Eisai in cooperation with partners, these products are scheduled to be transferred to the succeeding company once consent is obtained from the partners (if required).

<Major products / pipeline products scheduled for transfer (past the clinical phase)>
Product / Pipeline productExplanationDevelopment stageTransfer/Consent
Parie Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) Launched Marketing rights
Selbex® Gastritis / gastric ulcer treatment Launched Marketing rights
E3810
(rabeprazole)
Maintenance therapy for refractory reflux esophagitis Phase III in Japan (scheduled for submission in fiscal 2016) Development rights
E6011 Crohn's disease (anti-fractalkine antibody) Phase I/II in Japan Development rights
Furthermore, approximately 180 employees from Eisai's sales, R&D, administration and other departments in Japan are scheduled to be seconded to the succeeding company accompanying the absorption-type company split.

2)  Financial results of the business to be split off
 Full-year results of the business to be split off for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 (a)Full-year results of the splitting company for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 (b)Proportion(a/b)
Revenue ¥39,968 million ¥548,465 million 7.3%

6.    Status after the absorption-type company split
1)  Status of the splitting company after the absorption-type company split
(1) Company name Eisai Co., Ltd.
(2) Location 4-6-10 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8088, Japan
(3) Representative Haruo Naito, Representative Corporate Officer and CEO
(4) Scope of business Research and development, manufacture, sale and import and export of pharmaceuticals
(5) Capital ¥44,986 million
(6) Fiscal year-end March 31
(7) Total equity attributable to owners of the parent Unable to be confirmed at the present time
(8) Total assets Unable to be confirmed at the present time

2)  Status of the succeeding company after the absorption-type company split
(1) Company name EA Pharma Co., Ltd.
(2) Location 2-1-1 Irifune, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0042, Japan
(3) Representative Hajime Shimizu, Representative Director and President
(4) Scope of business Research and development, manufacturing, sales of pharmaceuticals
(5) Capital ¥4,650 million
(6) Fiscal year-end March 31

7.    Outline of accounting procedures
At Eisai, accounting procedures for the absorption-type company split will be conducted using the acquisition method based on IFRS 3 “Business Combinations.” While goodwill is predicted to arise, the amount of goodwill is yet to be calculated at present.
At Ajinomoto Co., as accounting procedures for the absorption-type company split will be conducted under “Accounting Standard for Business Divestitures” (ASBJ Statement No.7, September 13, 2013) and “Accounting Standard for Business Combinations and Accounting Standard for Business Divestitures” (ASBJ Guidance No.10, September 13, 2013), gain on change in equity (extraordinary income) and goodwill, etc. will be recorded. Since the new integrated company will become an affiliated company accounted for by the equity-method, the related goodwill, etc. is included in investments in securities, however the amount is yet to be calculated at present.

8.    Future outlook
The impact of the absorption-type company split on the consolidated financial results forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 of Eisai and is expected to be minimal. The impact of the absorption-type company split on the consolidated financial results forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 of Ajinomoto Co. is under investigation.

9.    Other
The absorption-type company split assumes that the waiting period based on the Act on Prohibition of Private Monopolization and Maintenance of Fair Trade, as well as international competition laws, has expired, and there are no factors that will interfere with the execution of this absorption-type company split agreement such as cease and desist orders from the Japan Fair Trade Commission or any international competition regulatory organizations.

(For reference)
Eisai's consolidated financial results forecasts (announced on May 14, 2015) and consolidated financial results for the previous period (IFRS)
 RevenueOperating profitProfit before income taxesProfit for the year
FY 2015
(ending March 31, 2016)
¥556,500 million ¥46,000 million ¥42,800 million ¥27,000 million
FY 2014
(ended March 31, 2015)
¥548,465 million ¥28,338 million ¥25,875 million ¥43,453 million

Ajinomoto Co.'s consolidated financial results forecasts (announced on August 27, 2015) and consolidated financial results for the previous period (J-GAAP)
 Net salesOperating incomeOrdinary incomeProfit attributable to owners of parent
FY 2015
(ending March 31, 2016)
¥1,263,500 million ¥82,000 million ¥85,000 million ¥65,000 million
FY 2014
(ended March 31, 2015)
¥1,006,630 million ¥74,519 million ¥82,808 million ¥46,495 million

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