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1-1 Showa-cho,Kariya, Aichi 448-8661

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Auto Parts & Tires
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Electrical Products
Computer Software

Company Description

DENSO Corp. engages in the automotive systems, consumer related systems, industrial and consumer products business. Its products include power train equipment, electronics, heat equipment, information safety, motor, industrial equipment and lifestyle related equipment. The company was founded on December 16, 1949 and is headquartered in Kariya, Japan.

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President & Representative Director at Space Co., Ltd.

Senior Executive Director at DENSO Corp.

Chief Financial Officer, Director, Chief Risk Officer & Executive Vice President at Toyota Motor Corp.

External Director at Fast Retailing Co Ltd.

Representative Director, Vice President & Head-Technology at DENSO Corp.

Former Professor at University of Tokyo

President & Chief Executive Officer at DENSO Corp.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Denso International Asia Co. Ltd.

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MUFJ-AM is an active, value-oriented manager which follows a variety of investment styles, depending on portfolios. They invest globally across asset classes with a strong focus on Japan, targeting undervalued companies. They also invest marginally in Europe particularly in the UK and in Asia.The firm's investment philosophy emphasizes fundamental research, the expertise of portfolio managers and a stringent risk control process. They focus on long-term risk-adjusted returns and use momentum analysis as a determinant for investment decisions.The investment process is team-oriented and follows a 'Plan-Execute-Verify' organization. Research is shared within the parent group, in particular with Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. and combines proprietary quantitative modelling with 'qualitative fundamental judgment'.The firm's SRI portfolios invest in workforce-conscious companies and environment-conscious companies.

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Recent Transactions
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DENSO Corp. purchases Denso Korea Automotive Corp.

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DENSO Corp. purchases ASMO Co., Ltd.

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DENSO Corp. purchases Toshiba Information Systems (Japan) Corp. from Toshiba Corp.

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Advised onDENSO Corp. purchases Doowon Climate Control Co., Ltd.


Advised onDENSO Corp. purchases Aisan Industry Co., Ltd. from Toyota Industries Corp.

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Advised onDENSO Corp. purchases Thermal Systems Division of Magneti Marelli Spa from Magneti Marelli SpA

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Professor at Carnegie Mellon University


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