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  Name of the Company Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd
Representative Mitsuru Yokoyama, President and CEO
(Code # 9912, Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchange, 1st Section)
Head Office 3-2-5, Hommachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Contact person Imura, General Affairs Department
(Public Relations)
PHONE +81-6-6281-1161

Notification Regarding Acquisition of Fixed Assets

In the board of directors meeting held on July 29, 2002, it was decided that the company (Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.) would acquire the fixed assets indicated below.

1. Reason for acquisition
We are currently renting the office building we are scheduled to acquire. The directors decided to purchase the building because it was judged that purchasing the building would enable costs to be reduced and thus be beneficial.

2. Details of acquisition
Description of asset and location Price of acquisition Current situation Remarks
Building name: NS Building Land 288.94m2 Building 4,119.83m2(includes 256.75m2 of rented land) Address 20-1, 3-chome, Hommachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi 14.10 million yen (This is the negotiated price and does not include registration fees and other costs.) The building is being rented and used as an office for Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd. Our group companies are renting floors 2 to 8 out of a total of nine floors.

3. Brief description of seller
Name Unitika, Ltd.
Location of main 1-3, 4-chome, Kyutaromachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Representative Masahide Hirai, President and Director
Capital 23,798,000,000 yen
Major shareholders UFJ Bank, Employee Stockholding Organization, Daido Life Insurance Co., Nippon Life Insurance Co., UFJ Trust Bank
Major line of business General textiles manufacturing
Relationship to Daiwabo Information System Co. Rents the building in question to Daiwabo Information System Co.

4. Acquisition schedule
Contract date: July 30, 2002 (tentative)
Transfer of ownership: Middle of September 2002 (tentative)

5. Forecast
It is anticipated that our group companies will save approximately 100 million yen per year in rental fees.

For questions regarding this issue, contact
Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.
Contact person: Imura
PHONE +81-6-6281-9100
FAX +81-6-6258-9351
July 29, 2002