This document has been prepared in accordance with accounting principles and practices generally accepted in Japan, and translated for reference only from the original Japanese version. The Company gives no warranty with respect to its correctness.


Mar. 15, 2016

Takara Holdings Inc.


Notice Regarding Revision of Dividend Forecasts (90th Anniversary Commemorative Dividend)for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2016



Kyoto, Japan—Takara Holdings has announced that a resolution was made at meeting of the Board of Directors held on March 15, 2016, to revise forecasts for per share dividend payments for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016, as follows.


1. Reason for revision of dividend forecasts

In September 2015, Takara Holdings celebrated the 90th anniversary of its founding.

   We are fully aware that this is in large part due to the warm support and direction of all our shareholders and many stakeholders and we thank you from our hearts.

   Therefore, as an expression of gratitude to all of our shareholders for their long-lasting support, we are planning to submit a year-end dividend of 12 yen per share, composed of 11 yen for the ordinary dividend plus a 90th anniversary commemorative dividend of 1 yen, at the 105th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 2016.


2. Details of revision