Notice of Changes in Shareholder and Corporate Name


This is to notify that we change the corporate name to “Kabushiki Kaisha Kagayaku Cosme” (Kagayaku Cosmetics Inc.) on September 30, 2016 in relation to the transfer of all of our shares held by our 100 percent parent company, Sojitz Corporation, to Ant Bridge No.4-A Private Equity Secondary Investment Fund, Limited Partnership, which is operated by Ant Capital Partners Co., Ltd.

Since foundation, we have been following the corporate vision of contributing to society by satisfying customers through planning, development, sales, and services concerning cosmetics. Following this corporate vision continuing from foundation, we aim to become a company that continues to be trusted and favored by more customers under the theme reflected in the new corporate name — “All the employees become bright together with customers.”

For management system, Yukio Matsuki continues to lead corporate management as representative director and all the directors and employees strive for development of the company’s business with the new shareholder’s full-fledged support. We appreciate your continued support and encouragement.

1. New corporate name: Kabushiki Kaisha Kagayaku Cosme
(English name: Kagayaku Cosmetics Inc.)

2. New domain:

3. Date of change: September 30 (Fri.), 2016
* No change in the addresses, telephone numbers, etc. of the head office and Osaka Office.

[About Ant Capital Partners]
Company name: Ant Capital Partners Co., Ltd.
Head Office: 1-2-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005 5th Floor, Tokyo Marine Nichido Building, Shinkan
Representation: Representative Director & President Ryosuke Iinuma
Capital: 3,087 million yen
Shareholders: Norinchukin Bank, Mitsubishi Corporation, directors and employees