General Meeting of Shareholders

Notice of Convocation of the 8th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

1.Outline of the Meeting

Time and date

December 7, 2018 (Friday) at 10:00 a.m.

Location

6-13-1 Minatojima-Nakamachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe Kobe Headquarters

Agenda

・Reports

Business report for the 8th business year (October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018), consolidated financial statements, and other financial report documents, audit report on consolidated financial statements by the accounting auditors and Board of Corporate Auditors.

・Matters for resolution

Proposal 1 Appointment of eight directors

Proposal 2 Appointment of three corporate auditors

Proposal 3 Setting the amount of remuneration for directors