News Releases

Sept. 24, 2009

Change in Largest Shareholder of FamilyMart Co., Ltd

1. Background

On September 18, 2009 FamilyMart Co., Ltd. received notifications from ITOCHU Corporation and Family Corporation Inc., which is a subsidiary of ITOCHU Corporation (95% equity stake held) to the effect that the two parties have agreed to the acquisition by ITOCHU Corporation on September 28, 2009 of the shares in FamilyMart Co., Ltd. currently held by Family Corporation Inc.


The result of this acquisition of shares will be to make ITOCHU Corporation into the largest shareholder of FamilyMart Co., Ltd.

2. Profiles of shareholders involved

Outline of current largest shareholder in FamilyMart Co., Ltd.

Name: Family Corporation Inc.
Address: 4-1 Koishikawa 1-chome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Junkichi Kurosawa, President
Paid-in capital: ¥3,000 million
Principal business line: Wholesaling

Outline of company scheduled to become largest shareholder in FamilyMart Co., Ltd.

Name: ITOCHU Corporation
Address: 1-3 Kyutaromachi 4-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Representative: Eizo Kobayashi, President and Chief Executive Officer
Paid-in capital: ¥202,241 million
Principal business line: General trading company

3. Changes in shareholdings and voting rights

(1) Family Corporation Inc.


  Voting rights held Shares held Percentage of
total voting
rights held
Shareholder
ranking
Status as of August
31, 2009
P299,412 29,941,200 31.46% First
Status after
acquisition
- - - -

(2) ITOCHU Corporation


  Voting rights held Shares held Percentage of
total voting
rights held
Shareholder
ranking
Status as of August
31, 2009
300,224
(300,224)
30,022,508
(30,022,508)
31.55%
(31.55%)
-
Status after
acquisition
300,224
(812)
30,022,508
(81,308)
31.55%
(0.09%)
First

Notes:
1. Shares without voting rights: 2,518,733
2. Total issued shares as of August 31, 2009: 97,683,133
3. Figures in parentheses represent shares/voting rights held by subsidiaries

4. Scheduled date of effect of change in shareholding status

September 28, 2009

5. Impact on the business performance

The change in shareholding status described above is not expected to have any impact on the business performance of FamilyMart Co., Ltd.

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