November 12, 2008
Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.
2-1 Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
TSE code number: 8766
Tokio Marine Holdings selected as a winner of the 13th IR Prime Business Award
Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. (hereinafter "Tokio Marine Holdings", President: Shuzo Sumi) is pleased to announce that it was selected as one of the winners of "IR Prime Business Award" by Japan Investor Relations Association (hereinafter "JIRA"). Out of 332 public companies (members of JIRA) which took part in the prize competition, one company was selected as a winner of "IR Prime Business Award Grand Prix", and six companies were selected as winners of "IR Prime Business Award". In addition, "IR Prime Business Special" and "IR Prime Business Premium" are to be given to two companies for each. Tokio Marine Holdings, together with Panasonic Corporation were selected as a winner of "IR Prime Business Award Special".
JIRA describes the reasons for the selection of Tokio Marine Holdings as one of the winners in its article of news release as follows:
"Tokio Marine Holdings aggressively works on its IR activities, ahead of other insurance companies. In the quarterly account settlement that moved into full swing at the beginning of fiscal year 2008, Tokio Marine Holdings held telephone conference with materials that covered detailed information. It has also been endeavoring to disclose information about the U.S. subprime loan issues and M&A of foreign companies on a timely basis. Furthermore, for the purpose of helping individual investors understand the Company, Tokio Marine Holdings makes various approaches such as holding of information meetings and enhancement of its website".
Tokio Marine Holdings will continue to have sincere communication with you while working on fair disclosure of information to shareholders and investors.
* For details, please access to the website of Japan Investor Relations Association. (Japanese)