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03/06/2019

Announcement on Change in Parent Company/Shareholder

June 3, 2019, Tokyo

To whom it may concern,


Announcement on Change in Parent Company/Shareholder

Today, June 3, 2019 – our sole shareholder Nikkiso Co., Ltd. (Nikkiso) and Verder International BV (Verder) (*), a private equity firm who has extensive experience in the materials science field, have concluded a share transfer agreement after agreeing that Nikkiso will sell all the shares of MicrotracBEL Corp. (MTB), Microtrac Inc. and all their subsidiaries.
The execution of share transfer is expected in mid June 2019, when MTB, Microtrac and their all subsidiaries will become wholly owned subsidiaries of Verder. 

(*) Verder has two divisions – Verder Scientific (high-tech laboratory and analysis equipment) and Verder Liquids (industrial pumps) and selling the products globally through their wholly owned distribution network in 24 countries.
Verder scientific is manufacturing and selling high-tech equipment for sample preparation of solids and analysis of particle characteristic used for quality control, research and development of solid matter mainly in laboratory.

We will keep developing our business in the Verder group, the same way as previously, 
We sincerely hope that we will have the same opportunity and support you have given to us in the future.

Sincerely

MicrotracBEL Corp.
Kazuyuki Nakai
President and CEO