Tokyo, November 15, 2013–Astellas Pharma Inc. (“Astellas,” Tokyo: 4503) and the Astellas Asia-Oceania Foundation* has pledged donations totaling US $70,000 to support victims of typhoon Haiyan and the Bohol earthquake, which recently struck the Philippines, and to assist in reconstruction efforts. The amounts and recipients of the donations are as follows.

Donations to victims of typhoon Haiyan       US $60,000  in total
Contributor:         Astellas
Donation to:         Japanese Red Cross Society
Amount:                            US $30,000

Contributor:         The Astellas Asia-Oceania Foundation
Donation to:         - to be determined -
Amount:                            US $30,000

Donations to victims of the Bohol earthquake             US $10,000 in total
Contributor:         The Astellas Asia-Oceania Foundation
Donation to:         - to be determined -
Amount:                            US $10,000
 

Astellas would like to express our deepest sympathy to the victims of these events and we hope for the earliest possible recovery in the affected areas.
 

The Astellas Asia-Oceania Foundation*
The Astellas Asia-Oceania Foundation was established in March 2011 by Astellas. to promote the advancement of health, improvement of local health care systems and to support relief efforts for natural disasters in the Asia and Oceania regions.