kuraray


News Releases 2007

Notice of the 126th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

May 17, 2007
Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Kuraray Co., Ltd. (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has decided, at the meeting of its Board of Directors held on May 16, 2007, to hold the Company's 126th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders in accordance with the following schedule:

1. Date and Time 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2007
2. Place Hilton Osaka
8-8, Umeda 1-Chome, Kita-ku, Osaka, JAPAN
3. Purposes of the Meeting
Matters to be reported
Reports on the business report, consolidated and non-consolidated financial statements and Audit Reports by the Accounting Auditor and the Board of Corporate Auditors for the 126th fiscal period (from April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007)
Matters to be resolved
Proposal No.1 Appropriation of Surplus
Proposal No.2 Election of Ten (10) Directors
Proposal No.3 Election of Two (2) Corporate Auditors
Proposal No.4 Election of One (1) Accounting Auditor
Proposal No.5 Approval of Countermeasures (Takeover Defense) in Response to a Large-scale Purchase of Company Shares
Remarks
Please refer to our News Releases for the details of the Proposals listed below.
Proposal No.1 (Appropriation of Surplus)
"Notice Concerning Dividend Payment for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2007 (Revisions to Dividend Forecasts and Distributions)" dated April 26, 2007
Proposal No.2 (Election of Ten (10) Directors) and Proposal No.3 (Election of Two (2) Corporate Auditors)
"Executive Personnel Actions (Scheduled for Late June 2007)" dated March 22, 2007
Proposal No.5 (Approval of Countermeasures (Takeover Defense) in Response to a Large-scale Purchase of Company Shares)
"Introduction of Countermeasures (Takeover Defense) in Response to a Large-scale Purchase of Kuraray Shares" dated April 26, 2007