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Olympus Capital Announces Agreement to Sell Arysta LifeScience Corporation
Date:10/22/2007

TOKYO, Oct. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Olympus Capital Holdings Asia and its co-investors today announced that they have reached an agreement to sell Arysta LifeScience Corporation, the world's largest privately held crop- protection and life-science company, for an enterprise value of approximately JPY 250 billion (US$2.2 billion). The sale will culminate a five-year investment for Olympus Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm with investment teams in Japan, Greater China, India and South Korea. During those five years, Arysta significantly expanded its global crop-protection business through internal growth and acquisitions, achieving record revenues of JPY 124 billion in 2006.

The transaction will be the largest buyout in Japan this year. Industrial Equity Investments Limited (IEIL), an international investment company located in the Republic of Ireland owned by The Permira Funds, a leading international private equity firm, will purchase 100% of Arysta from the Olympus Capital consortium, which includes a number of Olympus Capital's private equity funds as well as co-investors.

Dr. Christopher Richards, Arysta LifeScience's President and CEO, said, "Olympus Capital has consistently supported Arysta's growth plan both strategically and financially. We are confident that we will have IEIL's ongoing support for this strategy and we fully expect to continue delivering excellent service and value for our customers and business partners while providing exciting opportunities for our employees over the coming years."

Olympus Capital, an independent firm which has been in the Asian private equity business for over ten years, completed an initial investment in Arysta in 2002, partnering with then existing owners Tomen Corporation (now owned by Toyota Tsusho) and Nichimen Corporation (now part of Sojitz Corporation) who subsequently sold their stakes to the Olympus Group. During this period, Olympus Capital helped Arysta acquire over
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