Asahi Kasei Corp.

Asahi Kasei Corp.

Asahi Kasei Corp.

Date Founded



Nakanoshima-Dai Building,3-3-23 Nakanoshima,Kita-Ku,Osaka 530-8205

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Wholesale: Raw Materials
Wholesale: Livestock & Agriculture
Plastics & Synthetics

Company Description

Asahi Kasei Corp. is a holding company which provides monitoring, planning, and strategic management to its subsidiaries and affiliates. It operates through the following segments: Material, Homes, Health Care, and Other Businesses. The Material segment includes fibers, textiles, chemicals, and electronics. The Homes segment includes \"Long Life Home\" products and offers remodeling, real estate, and urban redevelopment. It also includes construction materials. The Health Care segment includes pharmaceuticals, medical care, and acute critical care. The Other Businesses segment includes engineering, employment agency, processing and sale of Asahi Kasei products, and temporary staffing. The company was founded on May 21, 1931 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Executives & Employees

Chairman & Director

Senior Executive Officer, General Manager-R&D

Executive Officer & General Manager-Production Technology

Representative Director, Executive Vice President, Head-Branch, R&D

Director & Head-Personnel

Director, Head-Legal Affairs & Compliance

Director & Head-Corporate Finance


President & Representative Director, Presidential Executive Officer

Senior Executive Officer

Board of Directors

Outside Director at Mitsubishi Corporation

Director, Head-Legal Affairs & Compliance at Asahi Kasei Corp.

Representative Director, Executive Vice President, Head-Branch, R&D at Asahi Kasei Corp.

Director & Head-Corporate Finance at Asahi Kasei Corp.

Director & Head-Personnel at Asahi Kasei Corp.

Director & Primary Executive Officer at Asahi Kasei Corp.

President & Representative Director, Presidential Executive Officer at Asahi Kasei Corp.

Professor at Kansai University

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

Independent Outside Director at Nitori Holdings Co., Ltd.

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Capital UK is an active, growth-oriented investor which employs a fundamental, bottom-up stock picking approach based on in-house research and direct management contacts.The firm utilizes fundamental research to select and invest in equities and fixed-income securities globally. They supplement In-house research with research from Capital Research & Management Co., a Capital Group subsidiary. Research is sector-specific and analysts aim to identify companies with a strong position in a specific industry as well as solid long-term growth prospects.Capital UK employs the Multiple Portfolio Manager System (MPMS) to divide a fund's portfolio among several managers, with each manager making independent investment decisions. The blend of different management styles creates style neutral portfolios and allows managers to follow their convictions.Fund managers meet regularly with the management of the companies which they follow.

Recent Transactions
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Asahi Kasei Corp., Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corp. purchase SenseAir AB from Inlandsinnovation AB

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Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. purchases Asahi Kasei Corp. /Sunvieo Elastomer Business from Asahi Kasei Corp.

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Asahi Kasei Corp., Asahi Kasei Homes Corp. purchase Newcastle Quality Constructions Pty. Ltd.

Transaction Advisors

Advised onCanon, Inc., Canon Software, Inc. purchase Chori Joho System Co., Ltd. from Asahi Kasei Corp., Toray Industries, Inc., Chori Com Co., Ltd.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAsahi Kasei Corp. purchases Polypore International, Inc.


Advised onOkabe Co., Ltd. purchases Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corp. /Ocean Resource Ops from Asahi Kasei Corp.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAsahi Kasei Corp. purchases Polypore International, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAsahi Kasei Corp. purchases ZOLL Medical Corp.

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Advised onAsahi Kasei Corp. purchases Polypore International, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP


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