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December 27, 2010
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paperboy&co. Inc.
 
GRANDBASE, Inc. Becomes Consolidated Subsidiary

Tokyo – December 27, 2010 –GMO Internet Group company paperboy&co. announces that a Board of Directors meeting convened today resolved to make GRANDBASE, Inc. - operator of design portal site CBCNET and producers of design conference, APMT – a consolidated subsidiary. The company subsequently acquired 85% of outstanding shares in GRANDBASE.  
               
Established in December 2005, new subsidiary GRANDBASE operates CBCNET (http://www.cbc-net.com/) a design portal website devoted to web and graphic design, in addition to producing design conference APMT (http://www.apmt.jp/) and operating publisher PANORAMA (http://www.pnrm.jp/). APMT, in particular makes a significant contribution to the design industry through inspiring creative conferences. Paperboy&co. already operates a number of services for creative individuals including web hosting solution heteml (http://heteml.jp/).    
Paperboy&co. believes that the acquisition of GRANDBASE will further build corporate value and customer appeal.
Going forward, paperboy&co. aims to strengthen its brand and increase competitiveness through the websites and events operated by GRANDBASE. 
About GRANDBASE, Inc.
Company Name
GRANDBASE, Inc. http://www.grandbase.jp/  
Address
Shibuya 3-2-1, Shibuya ku, Tokyo JAPAN
CEO
Yosuke Kurita
Capital
JPY 10 million
Date Established
December 2005
Business Description
- Design: Graphic, website design
- Media: Websites including design portal CBCNET
- Publishing:Independent publisher, PANORAMA

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GMO Internet Group, headquartered in Japan, is a leading force in the Internet industry offering one of the most comprehensive ranges of Internet services worldwide. The group holds top domestic market share in domain registration, web hosting, and payment processing and provides a host of other Internet services including global online security services, ecommerce solutions, and Internet advertising to both businesses and individuals. At the centre of the group is GMO Internet, Inc. a company listed on the prestigious first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE: 9449). 
 
paperboy&co. Inc.
Company Name
paperboy&co. Inc. http://www.paperboy.co.jp/
(JASDAQ: 3633)
Location
Cerulean Tower, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
CEO
Kentaro Sato
Business Description
- Web hosting service
- Ecommerce support
- Community business
Capital
120.25 million yen (9/2010)

GMO Internet Inc.
Company Name
GMO Internet Inc. http://www.gmo.jp/en
(TSE First Section Code: 9449)
Location
Cerulean Tower, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
CEO
Masatoshi Kumagai
Business Description
- Web Infrastructure & Ecommerce
- Internet Media
- Internet Securities
Capital
1.27 billion yen

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