Company name: Nissen Co., Ltd.
Head office: 18 Hainobori-nakamachi, Kisshoin,
Stock code: 8248
Stock exchange listing: Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section
Osaka Securities Exchange, First section
Contact: Fumikazu Morimoto, Managing Director
Nissen and Future Venture Capital Co.,Ltd. Set up the Venture Fund.
Nissen announced that Nissen Co., Ltd.(Nissen: Headquarter: Minami-Ku, Kyoto, the President: Toshio
Katayama) and Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd. ( FVC: Headquarter: Nakakyo-Ku, Kyoto, the President: Yoji
Kawake) have authorized setting up the Venture Fund called•w Nissen¥Future No.1 Venture Support Fund•x .
1. Purpose of the Nissen•E Future No.1 Venture Support Fund
The Nissen¥Future No.1 Venture Support Fund has been set up as a part of the initiatives for the last stage of
the three-stage management strategy that aims for transforming Nissen into a database- leveraged company,
utilizing both internal and external management resources to develop new businesses and to increase market
capitalization for overall Nissen group. In addition to the establishment of Nissen¥JAIC No.1 Venture Support
Fund in this July, Nissen will vigorously drive forward the establishment of new business development models by
finding investing and promoting the promising ventures throughout the domestic market based on the partnership
with FVC as an independent venture capital founded in Kyoto.
2. Venture Businesses, that are subject to be invested:
‡@ Venture Businesses, that will grow faster through facilitating Nissen’s Customer databases.
‡A Venture Businesses, that will grow faster through facilitating Nissen’s infrastructure and know-how(s)
‡B Venture Businesses, that strengthen Nissen’s Infrustructue as an important part of Nissen’s strategy.
3. Summary of the Nissen¥Future No.1 Venture Support Fund
Name•F The Nissen¥Future No.1 Venture Support Fund
General Partner•i GP•j •F Future Venture Capital Co.,
Fund Size•F ¥600 million
Investor•F Nissen Co., Ltd/ Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd. Ltd.
Contract Date•F 31, August, 2004
The Duration•F Approximately 7years
About Nissen Venture Fund•z
Nissen Venture Fund•i •u‚m‚u‚e•v •j has been managed as Nissen ‘s internal fund business, consisting of direct
investment from Nissen or investment from two corporative investment partners including Nissen and national
major venture capitals. Finding direct investment cases based on ‚m VF are used for expanding Nissen’s B to B
business and information obtained from external partners such as venture capitals, banks and securities will be
facilitated for its business. In the case of investment based on two corporative investment partnerships, venture
capitals as a strategic partner will assign to find some investment cases.
The positioning of NVF is focusing on the venture businesses that fully leverage Nissen’s customers database
and infrastructure. Nissen’s database marketing method will support their business growth although their
capacity is limited to spend for public advertisement and sales activities. Furthermore, NVF will be reinforced
to accelerate the growth of venture businesses that aims for IPO, allowing them to approach highly accurate
venture investment after middle-stage with minimized risks and generating more returns and enterprise values
for both parties.
Contact Details regarding to investment or alliance matters based on mue
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Kyozo Tominaga •i Executive Director for NVF business, Certified Public Accountant•j
Tamaki Wakita •i Fund manager , MBA •j
Yuji Watanabe •i Fund manager, CMA Japan •j
Contact: Morimoto, Tominaga, and Wakita, CORPORATE CENTER
Address: 79 Nishinochaya-cho Kisshoin, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8381
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