September 3, 2010
Asahi Kasei Aime Co., Ltd.
Asahi Kasei Pharma Corp.

Transfer of contact lens operations
Asahi Kasei Aime, a wholly owned subsidiary of Asahi Kasei Pharma, has signed an agreement with CooperVision, Inc. on the transfer of its operations for sale and R&D of contact lenses and related products to Aime Corp., a company to be newly established in Japan by CooperVision.

After this transfer, Asahi Kasei Aime will continue to manufacture contact lenses and related products.
Subject to transfer: Asahi Kasei Aime's sale and R&D operations for contact lenses and contact lens care products, including relevant assets
Scheduled date of transfer:  December 1, 2010
About CooperVision, Inc.
  CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE: COO), is the world's third largest manufacturer of contact lenses, with revenue of US$910 million in fiscal 2009.
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