Mitsui May Make Proposals to 27 Japan Companies, Filings Show

Mitsui & Co. (8031) said it may make proposals to increase the value of 27 Japanese companies in which it is a shareholder, according to filings today with Japan’s Ministry of Finance.

Mitsui didn’t mention it may make proposals in previous filings. The holdings, as of March 13, are shown below. *=Group Total.

Company Name:             Nippon Formula Feed Manufacturing Co.
Ticker Code:                       2056 JP
Required Reporting Date:         March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     8,780,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         12.22%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        12.22%

Company Name:                      Mitsui Sugar Co.
Ticker Code:                       2109 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     43,044,350
 Current Percentage Owned:         30.38%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        30.38%

Company Name:                      Epco Co.
Ticker Code:                       2311 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     3,540
 Current Percentage Owned:         15.20%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        15.32%

Company Name:                      Infomart Corp.
Ticker Code:                       2492 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     2,040
 Current Percentage Owned:         5.61%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        5.61%

Company Name:                      Mikuni Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Ticker Code:                       2572 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     17,239,699
 Current Percentage Owned:         32.19%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        31.05%

Company Name:                      Boso Oil&Fat Co.
Ticker Code:                       2608 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     1,053,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         6.56%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        6.74%

Company Name:                      Kadoya Sesame Mills Inc.
Ticker Code:                       2612 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     2,100,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         22.34%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        22.34%

Company Name:                      J-Oil Mills Inc.
Ticker Code:                       2613 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     10,865,110
 Current Percentage Owned:         6.48%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        6.49%

Company Name:                      Mitsui Knowledge Industry Co.
Ticker Code:                       2665 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     690,789
 Current Percentage Owned:         58.37%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        56.93%

Company Name:                      Ok Food Industry Co.
Ticker Code:                       2905 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     4,969,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         13.36%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        13.36%

Company Name:                      T-Gaia Corp.
Ticker Code:                       3738 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     116,727
 Current Percentage Owned:         22.78%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        22.78%

Company Name:                      Moshi Moshi Hotline Inc.
Ticker Code:                       4708 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     11,853,600
 Current Percentage Owned:         34.11%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        34.11%

Company Name:                      Toyo Business Engineering Corp.
Ticker Code:                       4828 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       *Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     108,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         5.40%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        5.40%

Company Name:                      Tokyo Kohtetsu Co.
Ticker Code:                       5448 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     5,092,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         29.19%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        29.19%

Company Name:                      Asahi Industries Co.
Ticker Code:                       5456 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     6,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         8.33%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        8.33%

Company Name:                      Takasago Tekko KK
Ticker Code:                       5458 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     5,000,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         16.62%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        16.62%

Company Name:                      Chubu Steel Plate Co.
Ticker Code:                       5461 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     2,542,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         8.15%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        9.35%

Company Name:                      Suzuki Metal Industry Co.
Ticker Code:                       5657 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     2,860,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         9.98%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        11.50%

Company Name:                      Kobe Diesel Co.
Ticker Code:                       6016 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       *Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     4,805,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         17.16%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        17.16%

Company Name:                      Modec Inc.
Ticker Code:                       6269 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     2,466,500
 Current Percentage Owned:         6.59%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        8.22%

Company Name:                      Toyo Engineering Corp.
Ticker Code:                       6330 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     43,770,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         22.70%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        22.70%

Company Name:                      Okano Valve Mfg Co.
Ticker Code:                       6492 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     2,292,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         12.78%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        13.51%

Company Name:                      Mitsui Engineering &
Shipbuilding Co.
Ticker Code:                       7003 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     42,944,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         5.17%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        5.01%

Company Name:                      Marufuji Sheet Piling Co.
Ticker Code:                       8046 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     4,927,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         12.32%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        10.83%

Company Name:                      Nihon Unisys Ltd.
Ticker Code:                       8056 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     30,524,919
 Current Percentage Owned:         27.84%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        27.84%

Company Name:                      Nippon Steel Trading Co.
Ticker Code:                       9810 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     33,831,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         24.88%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        25.10%

Company Name:                      Kato Sangyo Co.
Ticker Code:                       9869 JP
Required Reporting Date:           March 13
Shareholder:                       Mitsui & Co.
 Shares Owned:                     3,153,000
 Current Percentage Owned:         8.26%
 Previous Percentage Owned:        8.26%

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