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April 30, 2009

Promise Co., Ltd.

Change in Major Shareholders

   There was a change in the shareholdings of a major shareholder of Promise Co., Ltd. as of April 21, 2009. Details are as follows:


1. Reason for Change in Holdings of Shareholder
   The undermentioned shareholder filed a notice of changes to its Large Shareholding Report with the Kanto Local Finance Bureau on April 27, 2009. The Company has confirmed this report.

2. Particulars of the Shareholder

1) Name : FMR LLC
2) Head Office Address : 82 Devonshire Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109, USA
3) Representative : Scott C. Goebel
4) Principal Business : Investment Advisor

3. Voting Rights (Shareholdings) Held by Said Shareholder and Percentage of Total Voting Rights
  Voting Rights (Shareholdings) Percentage of
Total Voting Rights Issued
Before the transfer
(As of March 26, 2009)
256,329 units
After the transfer 243,837 units
Notes: 1. The voting rights held by the aforementioned major shareholder before the transfer are calculated on the basis of the number of shares held (12,816,450 shares) as reported in the notice of changes to the Large Shareholding Report filed by the major shareholder on April 2, 2009.
  2. In the notice of changes to the Large Shareholding Report that was filed on April 27, 2009, FMR LLC included both its own shareholdings of 12,191,850 shares and 5,512,200 shares owned by Fidelity Investments Japan Ltd.
  3. Number of shares without voting rights to be excluded from outstanding shares: 8,071,865 shares
     Number of shares issued at March 31, 2009: 134,866,665 shares

4. Transfer Date
    April 21, 2009

5. Outlook
    The above changes will have no effect on the Company, including its business results.


This news release has been translated from the original Japanese document released on April 30, 2009, for reference only.
In the event of any discrepancy between this translated document and the original Japanese document, the original document shall prevail.

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