Change of Shareholder and Corporate name

Under the Share Purchase Agreement which Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. (“SMP”) has entered into with MEDIPAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION (“MEDIPAL”) as of November 30th, 2022, all of the shares of our company held by SMP have transferred to MEDIPAL.
Sumitomo Pharma Food & Chemical Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan) announces the change of corporate name as a member of MEDIPAL Group as below:

  1.  New Corporate Name
      MP Gokyo Food & Chemical Co., Ltd.

  2. Effective Date for Change
    April 1st, 2023

  3. Others
     i. There is no change in our businesses or services due to this change.
    ii. There is no change in our legal personality, sales offices or telephone/fax numbers due to this change.
    iii. Since there is no change in our legal personality, agreements that have been executed by March 31st, 2023 will be still effective on and after April 1st, 2023.