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Nippon Life Insurance Co. plans to raise ¥50 billion from Japanese institutional investors for acquisitions and to strengthen its capital base, the company said Monday.

Japan is the first developed country to register more annual deaths than births, with the elderly set to outnumber children two to one within five years, according to the health ministry.

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