Mitsui & Co Ltd: Mitsui to Make MITSUI FOOD its Wholly Owned Subsidiary by Share Exchange

  Mitsui & Co Ltd: Mitsui to Make MITSUI FOOD its Wholly Owned Subsidiary by
  Share Exchange

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

This announcement is for our U.S.$5,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note
Programme.

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (“Mitsui,” Head office: Tokyo, President & CEO: Masami
Iijima) announced that, in the decision made at the meeting of the Board of
Directors held on December 19, 2012, Mitsui has resolved to execute a share
exchange (“Share Exchange”) with Mitsui as the wholly owning parent company
and MITSUI FOOD CO., LTD. (“MITSUI FOOD”) as the wholly owned subsidiary. A
share exchange agreement with the effective date as of February 5, 2013 was
concluded between Mitsui and MITSUI FOOD today.

The Share Exchange will be executed through a short-form share exchange
procedure under the provisions of Article 796, Paragraph 3 of the Companies
Act, without obtaining approval of the general shareholders’ meeting of
Mitsui.

This Share Exchange is not expected to have any significant impact on Mitsui’s
financial results.

For further information, please contact:

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

Investor Relations Division Tel: +81-3-3285-7910

Corporate Communications Division Tel: +81-3-3285-7618

Notice:

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking
statements are based on Mitsui's current assumptions, expectations and beliefs
in light of the information currently possessed by it and involve known and
unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such risks, uncertainties and
other factors may cause Mitsui's actual results, financial position or cash
flows to be materially different from any future results, financial position
or cash flows expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These
risks, uncertainties and other factors referred to above include, but are not
limited to, those contained in Mitsui's latest Annual Securities Report and
Quarterly Securities Report, and Mitsui undertakes no obligation to publicly
update or revise any forward-looking statements. This announcement is
published in order to publicly announce specific facts stated above, and does
not constitute a solicitation of investments or any similar act inside or
outside of Japan, regarding the shares, bonds or other securities issued by
us.

For diagrams omitted, please see our
homepage(http://www.mitsui.com/jp/en/release/2012/1199437_3607.html)

Contact:

Mitsui & Co Ltd
 
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