• Kyodo


Benesse Holdings Inc. said Friday it posted its first group net loss since going public in 1995 as it incurred special losses to deal with the aftermath of the nation’s biggest corporate data theft by a former employee.

The Japanese provider of education services logged a consolidated net loss of ¥10.71 billion ($89.4 million) for business 2014 ended March 31, after logging a profit of ¥19.93 billion the previous year.

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