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November 26, 2014

Notice Concerning Purchase of Shares of Untraceable Shareholders

Kirin Holdings Company, Limited ("Company"), regarding the sale of untraceable shareholders' shares about which Company provided notice between July 24, 2014 and October 24, 2014, has resolved at a meeting of the board of directors held on November 25, 2014, pursuant to Article 197, paragraph 3 and 4 of the Corporation Law, to purchase as treasury stock and has executed the purchase as follows:

1. Total number of shares purchased
749,300 common stocks of Company
2. Purchase date
November 25, 2014
3. Purchase price per share
1,495.5 yen
*Closing price of the common stock of Company on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on purchase date mentioned above
4. Total amount of shares purchased
1,120,578,150 yen