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    May 2022 Acquisition of Shares A case in which an investment fund acquired a business company engaged in personal services from other investment fund. The buyer aimed to further expand the target company's profits by developing businesses that take advantage of the fund's characteristics.
    December 2021 Capital Participation A listed company engaged in the marketing services business conducted a third-party allocation of new shares to an overseas investment company. The listed company was able to raise working capital, research and development funds, and business expansion funds by this deal.
    October 2021 Acquisition of Shares A unlisted company operating a food service consignment business has acquired a listed non-core group company. As a result, the buyer was able to expand its customer base in the region, while the seller was able to select and focus its business.
    August 2021 Acquisition of Shares A real estate-related listed company transferred a non-core business engaged subsidiary to an unlisted company engaged in diversified management. As a result, the listed company has achieved to select and concentrate their businesses.
    June 2021 Acquisition of Shares A case in which an individual who operates multiple companies acquired a human resources service company that operating by an investment fund. Buyer aim to share resources with his other companies and leverage the know-how that accumulated in the business management to further grow the company, and sellers achieved an exit.
    May 2021 Acquisition of Shares A listed company sold its subsidiary's group hotel operator to an investment fund. The group has achieved a curtailment of unprofitable noncore business and also succeeded business to a leading company. The buyer will seek to increase the value of long-established hotels by making use of the resources and know-how of existing hotel operators.
    October 2020 Acquisition of Shares A case in which a group business company developing the real estate business acquired a financial services business company in order to enter a new business. As a result, operating companies developing the real estate business achieved a synergistic entry into the financial industry, and shareholders of financial services operating companies were able to obtain investment recovery opportunity.
    October 2020 Capital Participation A case in which a listed company engaged in the personal service business implemented a capital increase through third-party allotment with an investment fund as the allottee. Through a capital tie-up with an investment fund, the listed company will obtain funds for business expansion through propelling project development, marketing enhancement and M&A. The listed company will also strengthen the financial base that has been a management issue due to financial restructuring.
    June 2020 Transfer of Business A case where a company that runs a nursing care business has taken over the nursing care business from the same business. The transferee company exerted a synergistic effect with the existing business and promoted a dominant strategy. Then, the seller company was able to concentrate its management resources by separating the non-core business.
    November 2019 Absorption-type Company Split A case where a company operating a real estate management business transferred a part of the parking lot management business to an industry peer. This allowed the assignor company to separate its non-core business while the assignee company was able to expand its core business, the parking lot management business.
    September 2018 Capital Participation An unlisted corporate healthcare service company received an additional investment from medical professionals, which is the business partner, and medical professionals were able to acquire management rights from this deal. As a result, the company was able to improve its financial health from this deal. By acquiring management rights of the company, the medical professional were to get the synergy effect through this deal that would promote and accelerate their original medical business.
    January 2018 Acquisition of Shares An unlisted company which engages in building maintenance business acquired an unlisted profession company. The purchasing company was able to expand the customer base of the market and make completion of the technologies. The owner of the selling company was able to smoothly pass over the business to its successor.
    January 2018 Business Restructuring/Acquisition of Shares A listed company which involves in IT material wholesale and manufacture sold the golf course business which is a non-core business to a golf course management company. As a result, the selling company was able to select and focus on the other businesses. The purchasing company was able to strengthen the foundation of the sales by the business cooperation between nearby golf course they own.
    December 2017 Acquisition of Shares A listed company which operates recruit agency acquired an unlisted profession company. As a result, the listed company was able to secure highly skilled engineers and attain the customer base of the new market. The owner of the selling company was able to smoothly pass over the business to its successor.
    June 2017 Acquisition of Shares An unlisted company which operates the app and web system development and IT stuff agency business purchased unlisted game developing company. As a result, the purchasing company was able to strengthen their game development sector. The selling company was able to attain the capital support and focus on game development which is the main business.
    February 2017 Transfer of Business An unlisted company which provides service for airlines sold the business service to an unlisted company from the same industry. The selling company was able to smoothly pass over the business to its successor and purchasing company was able to improve the efficiency of operations and increase the revenue.
    December 2016 Transfer of Business A listed company engaged in web application took over the business of sales and development of the package system for the service industry from a listed company. As a result, the purchasing company was able to expand the service line-up and the selling company was able to invest the capital it had secured into growing businesses.
    October 2016 Acquisition of Shares A listed system development company acquired some shares of unlisted company which involves in real estate leasing agency and real estate management. As a result, the two companies entered into a capital and business alliance and were able to strengthen their capital relationships that would allow a listed company to stable orders.
    July 2016 Acquisition of Shares An investment fund sold its company which operated a platform for investee members to a company which operates a business in the reuse industry. As a result, the investment fund was able to recover its investment. The purchasing company was able to expand its business in the group by using the know-how from investee companies in the group’s business.
    November 2015 Acquisition of Shares An investment fund acquired the shares of a major Japanese company which provides lifestyle-related services from its founder. Along with its founder, the investment fund aims to accelerate the growth of this company and strengthen its operations base in order to transform it into one of the top companies in Japan.
    June 2015 Capital Participation An unlisted company which runs a personnel services business conducted a third-party allocation of shares underwritten by several companies including venture capital companies. As a result, the unlisted company was able to invest in businesses aside from personnel services, stabilizing their business and advancing their company into a new stage of growth.
    November 2014 Acquisition of Shares A listed company which runs a business consulting firm purchased a publisher. As a result, the purchasing company was able to generate synergies in the e-commerce field in which it already held significant strength. The selling company was able to focus its management resources on its main business.
    August 2014 Acquisition of Shares An unlisted company which runs a vendor business acquired a family-owned company from its owner which operates inspections of outdoor and indoor facilities. As a result, the purchasing company was able to enter into a new business field and utilize its company personnel. The individual owner who sold his company was able to increase assets through a sale of holdings while simultaneously finding an excellent company to succeed the business he had founded himself.
    July 2014 Capital Participation An angel investor who invests in venture companies invested in a venture company in the photographic market. As a result, the venture company was able to acquire capital to expand their start-up business and accelerate their growth.
    March 2014 Acquisition of Shares A company which runs an internet advertising business bought a business in the same industry from a listed company group. As a result, the purchasing company was able to increase its services and employees while expanding its client base. The selling company was able to focus its management resources on its main business.
    January 2014 Acquisition of Shares The management of a publishing company acquired shares from the family members of the company founder and other shareholders who were not involved in the management of the company to complete a MBO (Management Buyout). As a result, the family of the company founder was able to solve the difficulties they were facing with the inheritance of assets. Also, the current management and the targeted company were able to achieve the separation of ownership from management from a corporate governance perspective, thus expanding the discretionary power of manager and reorganizing the management structure based on medium to long term visions.
    June 2013 Transfer of Business An unlisted company which operates an educational business transferred its language training business to a listed company which operates a personnel services business. As a result, the selling company was able to smoothly transfer its non-core business to an outside entity while the purchasing company was able to find a foothold to expand the realm of its business by strengthening its training business and increasing its client base.
    May 2013 Acquisition of Shares The owner of an unlisted company group sold a company which operates a membership platform to a foreign investment fund. As a result, the owner was able to make a profit by exiting his equity of the company while the foreign investment fund was able to invest in a very promising business.
    June 2012 Acquisition of Shares A foreign investment fund which mainly operates in Asia sold a welfare service company in Japan it had invested in to a major foreign company in the same industry which operates all over the world. As a result, the welfare service company was able to utilize the know-how of this major company in its industry and further improve its access to credit while the foreign investment fund was able to exit from the investment project. Also, the major foreign company was able to enter the Japanese market.
    April 2012 Acquisition of Shares A listed company which operates a personnel services business acquired a company which provides information to match job seekers with employers. As a result, the listed company was able to enter the job matching business which was closely tied to its existing businesses. The selling company was able to select and focus on its other businesses by selling this non-core business.
    February 2012 Capital and Business Alliance A listed electronics equipment manufacturer which operates across the world entered into a business alliance with an unlisted company which provides a logistics IT service. As a result, the listed electronics equipment manufacturer was able to make their proposed IT service solution a reality while the logistics IT service company was able to secure a stable source for hardware.
    December 2011 Capital and Business Alliance A company which runs a building maintenance business acquired the shares of a listed company in the nursing care industry from its shareholders. The building maintenance company was able to secure a business partner in the nursing care industry while the listed company was able to find long-term, stable shareholders without issuing floating shares.
    July 2011 Acquisition of Shares A company which operates a real estate development business filed for protection under the Civil Rehabilitation Act. This company sold its golf course operations company to another company which is involved in leasing real estate and operating golf courses. As a result, the real estate developer was able to secure capital to repay its debt while the purchasing company was able to expand the area of its golf course operations.
    October 2011 Acquisition of Shares A company which operates a personnel services business acquired a company which runs foreign language-related services. As a result, the purchasing company was able to strengthen its similar service within its company group while the selling company was able to solve issues regarding succession of the company and progress to a new stage of growth.
    June 2011 Acquisition of Shares A golf course operations company owned by a general contractor which had filed for protection under the Civil Rehabilitation Act was sold to a company which operates golf courses all over Japan. As a result, the general contractor was able to sell its assets as required by the Civil Rehabilitation Act while the purchasing company was able to expand their business.
    June 2011 Acquisition of Shares A road paving subsidiary of a major general contracting company acquired a company which manages toll roads from an investment fund. By entering the road management field, the purchasing company aimed to expand its PFI (private finance initiative) and PPP (public private partnerships) business and its maintenance and repair business for road-related facilities which is expected show growth.
    May 2011 Acquisition of Shares A listed company which operates a personnel services business sold its subsidiary which dispatches technicians to a company which runs a construction industry-targeted personnel services business. As a result, the listed company was able to focus its business domain to dispatching short-term employees. The purchasing company was able to strengthen its client base and expand its personnel services by making its new company one of the key pillars of its business strategy.
    February 2011 Acquisition of Shares A listed publishing company with strengths in practical books and literature announced that the President and Representative Director of the company were going to execute a MBO (Management Buyout). As the publishing market continues to shrink, the company aims to execute radical reforms after becoming unlisted in order to improve the value of the company.
    December 2009 Capital and Business Alliance A company which runs an outsourcing business entered into a business alliance with a company which sells IT equipment. As a result, the former was able to grow its business by expanding its client network while the latter was able to form a more efficient sales system.
    September 2009 Acquisition of Shares An unlisted company which runs a transportation business acquired an unlisted company which runs a customs clearance business. As a result, the transport operator was able to expand its business into fields related to its main business while the customs clearance company was able to stabilize its financial foundation by becoming a subsidiary of the purchasing company.
    August 2009 Acquisition of Shares A real estate company which sells condominiums sold its property management subsidiary. As a result, the parent company was able to establish a system to expand further by focusing its managerial resources. The subsidiary was able to establish a more stable business framework as a subsidiary of the purchasing company.
    August 2009 Business Restructuring A medical corporation which runs hospitals and nursing care facilities sponsored a medical foundataion which had filed for protection under the Civil Reconstruction Act. As a result, the restructuring plan was authorized and the sponsoring medical corporation was able to expand the number of hospitals it operates.
    July 2009 Acquisition of Shares A listed company which runs a personnel dispatch business sold its IT subsidiary to an unlisted company which also runs an IT business. As a result, the listed company was able to reconstruct its business base by focusing on its personnel dispatch business while the unlisted company was able to expand its service lineup.
    May 2009 Acquisition of Shares A listed company which runs a personnel outsourcing business sold its automobile-related outsourcing subsidiary to a listed company in the same industry. As a result, the selling company was able to rebuild its business foundation by being able to select and focus on its business while the purchasing company was able to expand its business.
    March 2009 Acquisition of Shares A listed company which runs a personnel dispatch business sold its advertising agency subsidiary to an unlisted advertisement agency company. As a result, the listed company was able to focus its managerial resources on its main business while the purchasing unlisted company was able to expand its business.
    January 2009 Transfer of Business An unlisted company which runs a job offer advertising business sold its free job offer information magazine business. As a result, the selling company was able to focus its managerial resources on strategically important businesses while the purchasing company was able to make an entry into a new business field.
    January 2008 Acquisition of Shares A foreign investment fund which primarily operates in Asia acquired a Japanese outsourcing company. As a result, the outsourcing parent company was able to secure profits from exiting while the foreign investment fund was able to invest in a promising business.
    September 2007 Acquisition of Shares The owner of a transporting company in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area sold its shares into a Kansai-based company in the same industry in order to find a successor for the business. As a result, the owner was able to smoothly pass the company to its successor while the Kansai-based company was able to secure a new base in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area and expand the area of its business.
    July 2007 Acquisition of Shares A foreign investment fund which mainly operates in Asia acquired a welfare service agent in Japan. As a result, the welfare service agent was able to utilize the network of the foreign investment fund and further improve its access to credit while the foreign investment fund was able to invest in a promising business.
    March 2007 Capital Participation A midsize food product company which has a travel company subsidiary underwrote the third-party allocation of shares of a midsize travel company which was in debt. The midsize travel company became a subsidiary. As a result, the midsize food product company was able to increase sales of the group as a whole as well as generate synergies. By becoming part of a company group, the midsize travel company was able to reorganize as well as expand its business.
    September 2006 Acquisition of Shares A company which operates pachinko halls acquired a golf course management company owned by a private equity fund. As a result, the private equity fund was able to recover its investment while the company which runs pachinko halls was able to diversify its business.
    July 2006 Acquisition of Shares A listed construction-related company acquired the shares of a real estate sales venture company. The listed construction-related company was able to strengthen the real estate sales division of the group while the venture company was able to strengthen its business foundation for future business expansion by complementing its creditworthiness.
    June 2006 Acquisition of Shares A listed general personnel services company acquired the shares of a newly established company as a result of a company split of the sales support business from an IT consulting venture company. As a result, the listed general personnel services company was able to expand and diversify its personnel services.
    April 2006 Acquisition of Shares A midsize personnel services company sold its security subsidiary to a construction-related outsourcing company in order to focus its managerial resources. As a result, the midsize personnel services company was able to improve its operational efficiency.
    May 2006 Acquisition of Shares A listed personnel outsourcing company acquired shares from the owning family of a midsize security company which had been considering business succession. As a result, the listed personnel outsourcing company was able to diversify its outsourcing business.
    February 2006 Transfer of Operations A midsize business catering company acquired a poorly performing office catering company by way of transfer of operations to expand its business. As a result, the midsize office catering company was able to improve its sales.
    January 2006 Acquisition of Shares With the support of a main bank, a listed construction and engineering-related company acquired a midsize construction consulting company which was in debt. As a result, the midsize construction consulting company was able to avoid legal liquidation and successfully reconstructed its business.
    November 2005 Share Exchange A company which runs a sales support service desired to expand its business and became a subsidiary of a listed holding company in order to improve its access to credit and ability to procure funding. As a result, the listed holding company was able to enhance the hiring strategy for personnel in the group.
    October 2005 Acquisition of Shares A midsize printing company followed the private liquidation guidelines to inject funds in another printing company in order to restructure the company in debt. As a result, the sponsoring printing company was able to complement its business area and greatly expand its sales scale.
    June 2005 Joint Venture A listed content provider company entered into a business alliance with a personnel dispatching company specializing in the amusement industry and the two companies formed a joint venture company. As a result, the content provider company was able to make a full-scale entry into the B2B field.
    May 2005 Acquisition of Shares The founding family of a company which operates a prestigious golf course sold its shares to a foreign company in order pass the company on to its successor. As a result, the founding family was able to smoothly pass the company on to its successor.
    May 2005 Acquisition of Shares In order to expand its business, a major lease property management company acquired shares of a midsize company from its owner, who had been considering the company’s successor. As a result, the owner of the company was able to pass the company on to its successor while the major lease property management company was able to increase its sales.
    April 2005 Acquisition of Shares In order to expand its business, a midsize food products company purchased a poorly performing commissioned food service company after first restructuring its capital. As a result, the commissioned food service company was able to restructure its management while the midsize food products company was able to improve its sales.
    February 2005 Transfer of Operations In order to expand its business, a major food supply delivery company acquired by transfer of operations, the food supply delivery business of a midsize restaurant company which had been engaged in redesigning its business structure. As a result, the midsize restaurant company was able to liquidate an unprofitable business while the major food supply delivery company was able to increase its sales.
    February 2005 Business Alliance A listed renovations company entered into a business alliance with a listed company in the same industry and strengthened the services in its refurbishment business. As a result, the listed renovations company strengthened its maintenance system.
    February 2005 Transfer of Operations In order to expand its business, a midsize business catering company acquired a school food catering business from a poorly performing midsize food supply wholesale company by way of transfer of operations. As a result, the business catering company was able to improve its sales.
    January 2005 Acquisition of Shares In order to diversify its business, a listed contracting company acquired a midsize re-employment support company and made it a wholly-owned subsidiary. As a result, the listed contracting company was able to acquire a new pillar of its business.
    December 2004 Acquisition of Shares In order to expand its business scale, a midsize personnel dispatch company acquired a listed personnel dispatch company by TOB. As a result, the midsize personnel dispatch company was able to widen its operations base and dramatically expand the size of the company.
    November 2004 Transfer of Operations In order to expand operations, a major food supply delivery company acquired by way of transfer of operations a local food supply delivery company which had been considering business succession. As a result, the owner of the company was able to smoothly pass the company on to its successor while the major food supply delivery company was able to increase its sales.
    November 2004 Merger A listed job search information support company amalgamated its subsidiaries for the purpose of group reorganization and strengthening of its business foundation. As a result, the company was able to increase business efficiency by focusing its managerial resources.
    April 2004 Acquisition of Shares A company engaged in the final disposal of industrial wastes acquired a company engaged in intermediate disposal of industrial wastes which had been considering succession of the business. As a result, the purchasing company was able to design an integrated system to handle wastes from the intermediate stages to the final disposal destination.
    December 2003 Acquisition of Shares The midsize personnel dispatch company affiliated with a major corporate group acquired the system engineer dispatch subsidiary of a midsize software company which was engaged in a group-wide reorganization. As a result, the midsize personnel dispatch company was able to strengthen its IT division.
    March 2003 Acquisition of Stores In order to strengthen its business foundation, a listed wedding services company acquired stores in operation from a midsize company in the same industry which was engaged in legal liquidation. As a result, the listed wedding services company was able to expand its sales area in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area.
    April 2003 Business Restructuring A golf course operations company which was in debt transferred its operations to a foreign investment fund under the Civil Rehabilitation Act. As a result, the restructuring plan by way of transfer of operations was authorized and the company was able to restructure the golf course business.
    February 2003 Transfer of Operations In order to expand its sales area, a midsize hospital food service company acquired by way of transfer of operations the hospital food service business of a midsize health care services company which had been engaged in a group reorganization. As a result, the hospital food service company was able to improve its sales.
    February 2003 Acquisition of Shares In order to expand its business area, a listed personnel services company acquired a contracting company which had been experiencing falling competitiveness. As a result, the listed personnel services company was able to strengthen its business in the factory field.
    October 2002 Corporate Restructuring In order to expand its printing business, a printing company sponsored and engaged in the rebuilding of a company in the same industry which had filed for protection under the Civil Rehabilitation Act. As a result, the restructuring plan was authorized while the sponsoring company was able to expand its business.
    October 2002 Transfer of Operations A midsize printing company which was in debt transferred its printing business to a printing subsidiary of a listed educational services company. As a result, the midsize printing company was able to secure the continued operation of its business and adjusted its debts through special liquidation.
    June 2002 Acquisition of Shares A midsize personnel dispatch company acquired an executive search company from its owner who had been considering company succession. As a result, the midsize personnel dispatch company was able to strengthen its product line in order to diversify its personnel business.
    June 2002 Transfer of Operations A midsize personnel business company transferred a non-core outsource data processing business which had low profitability to a company specializing in ourtource data processing services. As a result, the midsize personnel business company was able to specialize in its core business.
    January 2002 Joint Venture A midsize personnel business company established a specialized sale force assistance joint venture company in a new field with its management. As a result, the personnel business company was able to make an entry into a business field which is expected to experience growth.
    December 2001 Joint Venture A midsize public works-related company created a joint venture with a major trading conglomerate which aimed to strengthen its public works business. As a result, the midsize public works-related company was able to enhance its credit and competitiveness.
    December 2001 Company Split A public utilities fees collection company split its business division off in order to prepare against new competition due to deregulation. As a result, the company was able to adjust its managerial resources and to facilitate certain business strategies such as partnerships with other companies.
    September 2001 Acquisition of Shares A midsize foreign personnel dispatch company acquired a personnel dispatch subsidiary of a major trading conglomerate 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 establish a company dispatching specialized personnel.
    May 2001 Business Alliance A midsize foreign personnel dispatch company and a personnel dispatch company affiliated with a major trading conglomerate entered into a business alliance in order to complement each other’s businesses. As a result, both companies gained access to each other’s training system and a jointly-operated hiring website.
    June 2000 Issue of Shares A midsize engineering company aimed to raise capital and make a public offering by raising funds from individual investors. As a result, the midsize engineering company was able to secure stable capital to expand its business.
    February 2000 Transfer of Operations As part of a business restructuring, a midsize personnel services company transferred the operations of a non-core personnel dispatch business division to a midsize personnel dispatch company in order to focus its managerial resources. As a result, the midsize personnel dispatch company was able to improve its sales.
    January 2000 Transfer of Operations In order to launch a new business, a cram school which was to make its IPO soon transferred the operations of a third sector computer classrooms business which was in liquidation. As a result, the company was able to introduce computer classes utilizing the classroom facilities of the cram school.