Resumption of Normal Business Operations at Tohoku Branch

March 22, 2011

We wish to offer our deepest condolences to the victims and their families of the 2011 Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake.

Our Tohoku Branch has resumed normal business operations as of today. We would like to express our sincere gratitude for the cooperation and messages of concern we have received from across Japan and around the world.

We will continue to provide assistance required toward realizing a speedy recovery of the afflicted areas.