AOKI Holdings Announces Notice Regarding Result of Share Repurchase Through ToSTNeT-3 and Completion of Share Repurchase

  AOKI Holdings Announces Notice Regarding Result of Share Repurchase Through
  ToSTNeT-3 and Completion of Share Repurchase

Business Wire

YOKOHAMA, Japan -- March 22, 2013

AOKI Holdings Inc. (TOKYO:8214)(ISIN:JP3105400000) hereby serves notice that,
the Company acquired its own shares as announced on March 18, 2013. Details
are as follows.

With this repurchase, share repurchase pursuant to the Board of Directors'
resolution of November 8, 2012 was completed.

1. Reason for share repurchase

The Company repurchased its own shares in order to adopt timely and flexible
financial strategies in response to changes in the operating environment and
to enhance shareholder value.

2. Details of share repurchase

(1)  Type of shares repurchased:   Common stock of AOKI Holdings
(2)   Total number of shares         374,100 shares
      repurchased:
(3)   Repurchase cost:               882,501,900 yen (2,359 yen per share)
(4)   Date of repurchase:            March 19, 2013 (Tuesday)
                                     Transaction through Off-Auction Own Share
(5)   Method of repurchase:          Repurchase Trading System of the Tokyo
                                     Stock Exchange (ToSTNeT-3)


Reference:
1. Details of the resolution of share repurchase (announced on November 8,
2012)
(1)    Type of shares to be            Common stock of AOKI Holdings
        repurchased:
        Total number of shares to be     Up to 1 million shares
(2)     repurchased:                     (2.40 % of total shares outstanding
                                         (excluding treasury stock))
(3)     Total value of shares to be      Up to 2 billion yen
        repurchased:

2. Total number of shares repurchased based on the above Board of Directors'
resolution up to March 19, 2013
(1)     Total number of shares           933,600 shares
        repurchased:
(2)     Total value of shares            1,999,939,600 yen
        repurchased:
                                         

About AOKI Group

As a corporate group that continues to break the mold and innovate, The AOKI
Group has worked to meet the needs of customers in a variety of life scenes.
This has led to our expansion into new markets, including the bridal and
entertainment businesses.

Contact:

AOKI Holdings Inc.
Yumiko Kawai, +81-45-941-1388
Investor/Public Relations Department
kawai.yumiko@aoki-hd.co.jp