Benesse Holdings, Inc.

Benesse Holdings, Inc.

Benesse Holdings, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1955

Headquarters

3-7-17 Minamigata, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-0807, JPN

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

20.7K

Industries

Schools & Student Services
Consumer Services

Company Description

Benesse Holdings, Inc. operates as a a holding company which provides the overall group management strategy formulation and management oversight. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Education, Domestic English Education, Overseas Business Development, Nursing Care and Childcare, Benesse USA, and Others. The Domestic Education segment offers correspondence courses and teacher support services as well as operates cram and preparatory schools. The Domestic English Education segment handles the English classes for children and interpretation and translation business. The Overseas Business Development segment provides preschool courses for students in China and Taiwan. The Nursing Care and Childcare segment operates nursing homes for the elderly and provides residential care, nursing care personnel training, staff placement, and personnel dispatch services. The Benesse USA segment covers global human resources training and English language education in overseas. The Others segment includes telemarketing, computer information processing, system development and sales businesses. It also handles nursery and school children management business. The company was founded on January 28, 1955 and is headquartered in Okayama, Japan.

Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Senior Executive Officer, Manager of Nursing Care & Childcare Company, President of Subsidiary, Director

Director

Director

Corporate Executive Vice President

Auditor

Senior Executive Officer

Executive Officer, Assistant Manager of Area & Classroom Company

Executive Officer

Board of Directors

Managing Partner at Spiral Capital LLP

President & Chief Executive Officer at Benesse Holdings, Inc.

Adjunct Professor, International Business Strategy at Hitotsubashi University - Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy

Former Executive Deputy President Corporate Executive at Sony Corp.

Former Chief Strategy Officer at Japan Tobacco, Inc.

Director at Benesse Holdings, Inc.

Director at Benesse Holdings, Inc.

Senior Executive Officer, Manager of Nursing Care & Childcare Company, President of Subsidiary, Director at Benesse Holdings, Inc.

Vice Chairman at Fukutake Foundation

President & Chief Executive Officer at Berlitz Corp.

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BNPP AM-Japan is an active, research-oriented investment manager which follows a growth investment style that focuses on exploiting market inefficiencies. They perform in-house research combining quantitative analysis with a qualitative overlay, aiming to identify undervalued stocks with growth potential. The investment process starts with a top-down evaluation of macro-economic conditions and market trends, followed by bottom-up stock-picking.

Recent Transactions
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Takara & Company Ltd. purchases Simul International, Inc. from Benesse Holdings, Inc.

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Benesse Holdings, Inc., Classi Corp. purchase EDUCOM KK

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Benesse Holdings, Inc. purchases Classi Corp. from SoftBank Corp.

Transaction Advisors
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Investment Advisor

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Legal Advisor

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Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Director at efu Investment Ltd.

Clients

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$2.04B
Total Enterprise Value
$2.22B
Earnings Per Share
$0.6
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
1.41%
EBITDAMargin
9.2%
Enterprise Value / Sales
0.53x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.8x
TEVNet Income
38.07x
Debt TEV
0.52x
Revenue
$4.16B
Net Profit
$58.3M
Total Equity
$1.62B
Total Debt
$1.15B
EBITDA
$382M
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