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April 1, 2013
Notice Regarding the Acquisition of Shares by a Consolidated Subsidiary of Our Company

PROTO MEDICAL CARE, which is a consolidated subsidiary of our company, has acquired the shares of Fujiyama Service Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Fujiyama Service"), Prime Service Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Prime Service"), and Care Point Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Care Point"), to reorganize them into its subsidiaries, as described below.

PROTO MEDICAL CARE promotes the development of a platform in the fields of medicine, nursing care, and welfare, while operating a portal site for nursing care, publishing nursing care magazines, offering the information on job opportunities in the fields of medicine, nursing care, and welfare, dispatching and introducing workers in these fields.
  In accordance with this platform strategy,this company has been conducting the services of the sale and rental of nursing care goods and equipment, through the mail order site for nursing care goods "Oasis Navi Tsuhan" and the EC site for nursing care firms "Heart Page Care Catalog" since last year, in addition to its core businesses, including the media, job posting, worker dispatching and introduction.
  As the 3 companies:Fujiyama Service, Prime Service, and Care Point have become our subsidiaries, our corporate group plans to expand the scale of our businesses in the fields of medicine, nursing care, and welfare.
  The 3 companies:Fujiyama Service, Prime Service, and Care Point are to be merged on May 1, 2013.

<Outline of the Acquired Companies>
(1) Fujiyama Service Co., Ltd. (As of March 31, 2013)
(1)   Company Name Fujiyama Service Co., Ltd.
(2)   Head Office Location 1-4-8, Tamagawa, Ota-ku, Tokyo, Japan
(3)   Name and Title of Representative Koji Minawa, Representative Director
(4)   Business Areas Rental and sale of nursing care goods, and house renovation
(5)   Amount of Capital 10 million yen
(6)   Date of Establishment February 15, 2002
(7)   Fiscal Ending Day December 31
(2) Prime Service Co., Ltd. (As of March 31, 2013)
(1)   Company Name Prime Service Co., Ltd.
(2)   Head Office Location 2-30-10, Minami-Senju, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
(3)   Name and Title of Representative Koji Minawa, Representative Director
(4)   Business Areas Rental and sale of nursing care goods, and house renovation
(5)   Amount of Capital 6 million yen
(6)   Date of Establishment June 17, 2008
(7)   Fiscal Ending Day February 28
(3) Care Point Ltd. (As of March 31, 2013)
(1)   Company Name Care Point Ltd.
(2)   Head Office Location 1-4-8, Tamagawa, Ota-ku, Tokyo, Japan
(3)   Name and Title of Representative Koji Minawa, Director
(4)   Business Areas In-home/visiting nursing care, and the rental of nursing care goods
(5)   Amount of Capital 3 million yen
(6)   Date of Establishment August 21, 2002
(7)   Fiscal Ending Day July 31
<Outline of PROTO MEDICAL CARE>
(1)   Company Name PROTO MEDICAL CARE
(2)   Head Office Location 2-4, Kanda Jimbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
(3)   Name and Title of Representative Shoji Niino, President and Representative Director
(4)   Business Areas Introduction and dispatch of medical doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, and the provision of information on nursing care, medical services, and welfare
(5)   Amount of Capital 498 million yen
(6)   Date of Establishment December 7, 2004
(7)   Fiscal Ending Day March 31
The influence this will have on the consolidated business performance is expected to be minor.


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