Press ReleasesNippon Paper Industries Announces Fixed Asset Transfer

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (the Company) announces that a meeting of its Board of Directors held on August 27, 2013 resolved to transfer the following real estate owned by the Company:

1. Reason for the Transfer

The Company will transfer the concerned real estate for improving the management efficiency and strengthening the financial position of the Nippon Paper Group.

2. Summary of Asset to be Transferred

Asset details and addressTransfer valueBook valueă
5-1-39 Oji, Kita-ku, Tokyo and others 16,600 million yen 727 million yen

Land measuring 43,146.34 m2 and structure

3. Summary of Transferee

The Company does not disclose the identity of the transferee under an agreement with the transferee. There is no capital tie, personal relationship or business connection between the transferee and the Company that should be stated here. It will be disclosed promptly when an official announcement becomes possible.

4. Transfer Schedule

August 27, 2013: Resolution by the Board of Directors of the Company
August 27, 2013: Contract conclusion
September 30, 2014: Property transfer (planned date)

5. Future Outlook

The Company expects the property transfer to produce a net gain on sales and disposal of property, plant and equipment of about 15,000 million yen, excluding expenses, etc., in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015.

With the transfer, Nippon Paper Logistics Co., Ltd. (Representative: Fumihiro Noguchi), currently located at the address stated above, will move its head office to Soka City, Saitama Prefecture. In an associated move, Nippon Paper Unitec Co., Ltd. (Representative: Tetsumi Oko) will relocate its head office to Fuji City, Shizuoka Prefecture.