Merger of Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. and Jasdaq Securities Exchange, Inc.

Merger Of Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. And Jasdaq Securities Exchange, Inc.

16/12/09

Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that, at its board meeting held on December 15, 2009, it made a decision of merging with Jasdaq Securities Exchange, Inc. on April 1, 2010 on the condition of approbation of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act.