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    October 2019 Transfer of Business A case in which a retail company has acquired a character goods sales business from another retailer through a business transfer. The assignee company was able to exert synergies with existing businesses while the assignor company was able to concentrate management resources by separating its non-core businesses.
    December 2018 Business Restructuring/Acquisition of Shares An investment fund acquired an unlisted restaurant chain company. As a result, the owner of the restaurant company was able to attain the founder's profit and smoothly pass over the business to its successor. The investment fund would cooperate with the restaurant company owner stabilizing the infrastructure as well as accelerating the expansion of chains to improve enterprise value of the company.
    August 2018 Business Restructuring/Acquisition of Shares By using company split, a listed company which runs a chain of pharmacies acquired the pharmacy business from the company which operates pharmacy and drug-related businesses. The purchasing company was able to promote strategic dominance through operating area and the selling company was able to promote the selection and concentration of the business.
    February 2018 Acquisition of Shares A listed fabric company acquired an unlisted company which manages retail stores. As a result, the purchasing company was able to integrate its manufacturing business and retail business. The selling company was able to smoothly pass over the business to its successor.
    November 2017 Transfer of Business A listed company which involves in mobile phone business acquired the business from an unlisted company in the same profession. As a result, the purchasing company was able to expand its business into the new market area and the selling company was able to retrieve the capital investment.
    September 2017 Acquisition of Shares An investment fund acquired an unlisted restaurant chain company. As a result, the owner of the restaurant company was able to attain the founder's profit as well as the operational and financial support that is essential for the development of the company. The investment fund would cooperate with the restaurant company owner stabilizing the infrastructure to promote the growth of the restaurant company.
    August 2017 Transfer of Business A listed retail business company acquired the business from an unlisted company. As a result, a listed company group (purchasing company)was able to expand the sales territory and improve the revenue by replenishing the inventory and enhancing the service. The selling company was able to retrieve the capital investment by selling their business.
    April 2017 Absorption-type Company Split/Acquisition of Shares A listed restaurant chain company used a company split to transfer the Japanese restaurant chain management business to a listed restaurant chain management company of the profession. As a result, the selling company was able to focus its management resources on its main business. The purchasing company was able to generate synergies of purchasing food materials and integrating logistics as well as expanding into new business.
    September 2016 Absorption-type Company Split/Acquisition of Shares An unlisted restaurant chain management company used a company split to transfer the restaurant business focused in the Kansai region to a listed restaurant chain management company. As a result, the unlisted restaurant chain management company was able to strengthen its financial health while securing resources to invest in new businesses. The listed restaurant chain management company was able to complement its store locations while generating synergies in purchasing and logistics.
    February 2015 Transfer of Business An unlisted company which operates DIY stores sold its core business to a listed company in the same industry. As a result, the selling company was able to allocate resources to its other businesses while the purchasing company was able to make advancements in regions it had not covered previously.
    October 2014 Acquisition of Shares A game production company purchased a restaurant business. As a result, the purchasing company was able to diversify its business while the selling company withdraw from an unprofitable business.
    May 2013 Transfer of Business An unlisted company which operates a business for restaurants sold its catering business to a company which operates in the same industry. As a result, the selling company was able to smoothly exit the business while the purchasing company was able to expand its client base.
    January 2013 Transfer of Business An unlisted company in the Chubu region sold its restaurant business which it operated in western Japan to an unlisted company operating in the same industry in the Tokyo Metropolitan area. As a result, the selling company was able to focus its managerial resources on other businesses while the purchasing company was able to strengthen its business by integrating managerial systems of existing businesses and expanding its area of operations.
    April 2010 Business Restructuring As part of a plan for restructuring, a company which runs department stores sold its equity to a company which operates in the real estate industry. As a result, the selling company was able to secure the necessary capital to execute further reforms.
    May 2009 Business Restructuring An unlisted company in alcoholic beverage retail business which had filed for protection under the Civil Rehabilitation Act, received sponsorship from a listed company in the same industry. As a result, the reorganization plan of the unlisted alcohol beverage retailer was authorized, and the company was able to rebuild its business under the support of the listed company. The listed company was able to expand its sales territory.
    October 2008 Business Restructuring A listed company in the retail of alcoholic beverages sponsored an unlisted business in the same industry which had filed for protection under the Civil Rehabilitation Act. As a result, the reorganization plan, which called for an absorption-type company split, was authorized, and the company was able to rebuild its business with the support of its sponsor. The listed company was able to expand its sales territory.
    October 2007 Capital Participation A listed company which runs a chain of clothing stores primarily in suburban areas acquired capital in a midsize unlisted company which runs a chain of clothing stores in the Kanto region. As a result, the listed company was able to accelerate the expansion of its stores while the unlisted company was able to acquire know-how on store operations and reinforce its capital supply.
    September 2007 Transfer of Business An unlisted company which operates nursing care services specializing in day services and house calls in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area sold its dispensing pharmacy business to a listed company which runs a chain of drugstores and dispensing pharmacies. As a result, the unlisted company was able to exit a non-core business while the listed company was able to acquire highly profitable dispensing pharmacies.
    July 2007 Acquisition of Shares The founding family of a dispensing pharmacy which is highly profitable in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area sold its shares to a listed company which runs a chain of dispensing pharmacies in order to find a successor for its business. As a result, the listed dispensing pharmacy chain was able to secure a new base in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area and promote swift expansion of its stores while the family was able to achieve smooth succession of its dispensing pharmacy business.
    September 2006 Transfer of Business A restaurant chain company in Tokyo sold its Chukyo region stores to a restaurant chain company in Kansai. As a result, the transferring company was able to specialize in the Kanto region, and the receiving company was able to immediately open stores in the Chukyo region and expand its area of operations.
    July 2006 Company Split/Acquisition of Shares A midsize chain restaurant company used a company split to transfer its Chukyo region restaurant division to a listed personnel outsourcing company. As a result, the chain restaurant company was able to focus its managerial resources on a new business field while the listed personnel company was able to strengthen its restaurant business.
    January 2006 Acquisition of Shares A listed logistics company sold its product sales subsidiary to a product sales company in the same industry in order to focus its managerial resources on its main business. As a result, the listed logistics company was able to exit a non-core business and focus on its main business while the purchasing product sales company was able to increase the scale of its operations.
    July 2005 Transfer of Operations A listed character goods company took over the operations of a variety goods shop business from a listed household electronics mass retailing company. As a result, the character goods company was able increase the number of retail stores and instantly expand the area of its retail business.
    October 2004 Transfer of Operations In order to expand operations, a major food supply company acquired by way of transfer of operations the food supply business of a midsize transporting company that was engaged in a business reorganization. As a result, the midsize transporting company was able to focus its managerial resources while the major food supply company was able to improve its sales.
    September 2004 Transfer of Operations In order to expand operations, a major food supply company acquired by way of transfer of operations the food supply business of a midsize trading company that was engaged in business reorganization. As a result, the midsize trading company was able to focus its managerial resources while the major food supply company was able to improve its sales.
    August 2003 Business Restructuring A major food wholesale company supported the restructuring of a pub restaurant chain which had filed for protection under the Civil Rehabilitation Act. As a result, the restructuring plan by way of business transfer was authorized and the major food wholesale company was able to expand into downstream areas.
    July 2002 Corporate Restructuring A major food company group sponsored and engaged in the rebuilding of a long-standing sushi restaurant company which had filed for protection under the Civil Rehabilitation Act. As a result, the sushi restaurant company received authorization for its restructuring plan while the major food company group was able to strengthen its restaurant division.
    January 2002 Acquisition of Shares A major confectionery manufacturer acquired a high-end restaurant company which was in debt in order to strengthen its restaurant division. As a result, the restaurant company reduced its debt and was able to restructure its business.
    July 2001 Transfer of Operations A venture company in the environment business transferred the operations of its health food sales business to a midsize company in the same industry in order to focus managerial resources. As a result, the venture company was able to adjust its business portfolio and prepare for a public offering.
    July 2001 Acquisition of Shares A midsize foreign personnel dispatch company acquired a personnel dispatch subsidiary of a major chemical trading company which had been reviewing its company group strategy. As a result, the midsize foreign personnel dispatch company was able to expand its sales area and advance a diversified strategy.
    January 2001 Business and Capital Alliance A drug store company affiliated with a food supermarket group entered into a business and capital alliance with a major drug store group in order to expand its business. As a result, the drug store company was able to expand the variety of its merchandise and cut costs.
    October 2000 Capital Alliance A listed company which sells men’s clothing aimed to diversify its business by entering into a business and capital alliance with a foreign fund for commercialization capital and information-sharing. As a result, the clothing company was able to secure long-term stable capital to diversify its business.
    March 2000 Transfer of Operations A listed finance company transferred the operations of its outdoor products sales business which had been one of its business diversification, to a midsize outdoor products manufacturer in order to focus on its main business. As a result, the midsize outdoor products manufacturer was able to acquire new stores and a new brand.