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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

4/13/2006 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special transactions reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

4/13/2005 Proxy Information

On October 29, 1999, Mattel loaned $1.0 million at 7% per annum to each of Mr. Bousquette and Mr. Neil Friedman. On February 3, 2000, Mattel loaned $500,000 at 7% per annum to Mr. Farr. On April 7, 2000, Mattel loaned $2.0 million at 7% per annum to each of Mr. Bousquette and Mr. Neil Friedman. Also on April 7, 2000, Mattel loaned an additional $500,000 to Mr. Farr at 7% per annum. On May 18, 2000, Mattel loaned $5.5 million at 7% per annum to Mr. Eckert. All of such loans have been forgiven, pursuant to the terms of such loans. In connection with the forgiveness of such loans, the executives, pursuant to the terms of the loans, became entitled to receive additional payments to reimburse them for all federal, state and local income taxes and employment taxes with respect to the forgiveness of the loans and with respect to such taxes, as and when the taxes are required to be paid, subject to requirements of continued employment under the terms of the loans. See “Employment Agreements” above.

As disclosed in a Schedule 13G dated February 7, 2005 and filed with the SEC on February 9, 2005 by Citigroup Inc. (“Citigroup”), Citigroup is deemed to beneficially own more than 5% of Mattel’s common stock. An affiliate of Citigroup is a co-syndication agent and lender with a commitment of $100 million under Mattel’s $1.3 billion domestic unsecured committed revolving credit facility. Since January 1, 2004, Mattel has paid fees and interest in the aggregate amount of $0.4 million to such Citigroup affiliate with regard to its services pursuant to the credit facility. Other affiliates of Citigroup provide services to Mattel, including acting as a commercial paper dealer for Mattel, selling forward currency contracts to Mattel, providing banking and cash management services for Mattel and providing lines of credit to certain Mattel subsidiaries.

4/12/2004 Proxy Information

Mr. Rollnick served as Chairman of Mattel, Inc. from February 2000 until May 2000.

John W. Amerman is former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mattel, Inc. and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mattel, Inc. from 1987 through 1996. He continued to serve as Chairman through 1997.

On October 29, 1999, Mattel loaned $1.0 million at 7% per annum to each of Mr. Bousquette and Mr. Neil Friedman. On February 3, 2000, Mattel loaned $500,000 at 7% per annum to Mr. Farr. On April 7, 2000, Mattel loaned $2.0 million at 7% per annum to each of Mr. Bousquette and Mr. Neil Friedman. Also on April 7, 2000, Mattel loaned an additional $500,000 to Mr. Farr at 7% per annum. On May 18, 2000, Mattel loaned $5.5 million at 7% per annum to Mr. Eckert. All of such loans have been forgiven, pursuant to the terms of such loans. In connection with the forgiveness of such loans, the executives, pursuant to the terms of the loans, became entitled to receive additional payments to reimburse them for all federal, state and local income taxes and employment taxes with respect to the forgiveness of the loans and with respect to such taxes, as and when the taxes are required to be paid, subject to requirements of continued employment under the terms of the loans.

As disclosed in a Schedule 13G dated February 13, 2004 and filed with the SEC on February 17, 2004 by Barclays Global Investors, N.A. and a group of affiliated entities identified in the Schedule 13G (collectively, the “Barclays Group”), the Barclays Group owns in the aggregate more than 5% of Mattel’s common stock. Barclays Bank PLC, which is one of the entities in the Barclays Group, is a co-syndication agent and lender with a commitment of $100 million under Mattel’s $1.3 billion domestic unsecured committed revolving credit facility. Since January 1, 2003, Mattel has paid fees in the aggregate amount of $357,486 to Barclays Bank PLC with regard to its services pursuant to the credit facility.

4/2/2003 Proxy Information

In connection with the departure of Mattel’s former Chief Executive Officer on February 3, 2000, Mr. Ronald Loeb agreed to the request of the Board of Directors that he serve on an interim basis as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Mattel. Mr. Loeb stepped down as Acting Chief Executive Officer on May 15, 2000, in connection with Mr. Eckert’s appointment as Mattel’s new Chief Executive Officer.

On October 29, 1999, Mattel loaned $1.0 million at 7% per annum to each of Ms. Fontanella, Mr. Bousquette and Mr. Neil Friedman. On February 3, 2000, Mattel loaned $500,000 at 7% per annum to Mr. Farr. On April 7, 2000, Mattel loaned $2.0 million at 7% per annum to each of Ms. Fontanella, Mr. Bousquette and Mr. Neil Friedman. Also on April 7, 2000, Mattel loaned an additional $500,000 to Mr. Farr at 7% per annum. All of such loans to Ms. Fontanella, Mr. Bousquette, Mr. Neil Friedman and Mr. Farr have been forgiven, pursuant to the terms of such loans. On May 18, 2000, Mattel loaned $5.5 million at 7% per annum to Mr. Eckert.