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Eisai Pharmaceutical Marketing Subsidiary in Singapore Launches Operations.

Tokyo, Japan, July 4, 2006 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4523) has established a new pharmaceutical marketing subsidiary in Singapore, "Eisai (Singapore) Pte., Ltd." (ESN), which has launched pharmaceutical import and marketing business.

Previously, Eisai's pharmaceutical import and marketing business in Singapore was handled by Eisai Asia Regional Services Pte. Ltd. (EARS; Head office: Singapore; President: Hiroshi Kimura), but EARS has recently transferred this business to ESN.

By launching operations with this new company, Eisai aims to strengthen its pharmaceutical business in Singapore and further contribute to patients' value in the region.

EARS will renew its operation as a holding company assuming specific function of the seven local subsidiaries in the Asian region, including this newly established ESN in Singapore and existing six others in China, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Hong Kong and India.

Profile of Eisai (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Capital: 300,000 Singapore dollars (approx. 22,000,000 yen)
Location: Singapore
President: Celine Ting
Scope of Business: Import, marketing, and promotion of pharmaceuticals
Capital Alliance: 100% subsidiary of EARS

About Eisai Co., Ltd.

Eisai Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4523)(OTC: ESALY) is a research-based human health care company that discovers, develops and markets products in more than 30 countries. Through a global network of research facilities, manufacturing sites and marketing subsidiaries, Eisai actively participates in all aspects of the worldwide health care system. Eisai employs more than 8,000 people worldwide. For more information, please visit

Source: Eisai Co., Ltd.

Eisai Co., Ltd.
Corporate Communications Department

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Date:Jul 4, 2006
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