Tag - japan-post



Sep 14, 2015
Japan Post IPO could provide much-needed jolt
The Japan Post initial public offering could be just what the doctor ordered to enliven the country's stagnant banking sector.
Japan Times
Sep 11, 2015
Japan Post valued at ¥12.61 trillion; listing set for Nov. 4
Japan Post Holdings Co. and its banking and insurance units will begin trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Nov. 4, the bourse said Thursday, in what will be the largest initial public offering in the country in nearly 30 years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 10, 2015
Japan Post IPO said to seek ¥1 trillion from individual investors
Japan Post Group is targeting individual investors for at least 70 percent of its initial public offering on the assumption that the recent global market turmoil will not damp their appetite for stocks, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Sep 2, 2015
New 'whale' to make splash in Tokyo markets as Japan Post sells bonds
As the world's biggest pension fund nears the end of its switch from sovereign bonds into stocks, investors are looking at Japan Post Bank Co. as the next actor big enough to move markets.
Aug 18, 2015
New stage in postal privatization
Uncertainties remain regarding the full privatization of Japan Post Bank and Japan Post Insurance.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 23, 2015
Regional lenders want to work with Japan Post Bank, on one condition
As Japan Post Bank Co. prepares for an initial public offering and poses increased competition to regional banks, they are willing to do business with the state-owned company — on one condition.
Japan Times
Jun 27, 2015
Japan Post units plan simultaneous IPOs
The bank and insurance arms of financial giant Japan Post are planning to apply for simultaneous IPOs in October.
Jun 26, 2015
LDP endorses raising cap on private deposits at Japan Post Bank
The Liberal Democratic Party on Friday endorsed a proposal by a party panel to raise a limit on deposits at state-backed Japan Post Bank to ¥30 million per person from ¥10 million at present, party officials said.
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 15, 2015
Japan Post, two financial units expected to go public in October
Japan Post Holdings Co. and its banking and insurance arms will officially file with the Tokyo Stock Exchange as early as late June for approval of their simultaneous listing in October, sources close to the matter said Monday.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 29, 2015
Japan Post names ex-Goldman's Sago to head asset management
Japan Post Holdings Co. hired Katsunori Sago, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive in the country, as head of asset management at its banking unit as it reallocates its portfolio.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 21, 2015
Line said to prepare dual listing before Japan Post IPO
Line Corp., operator of Japan's most popular mobile-messaging service, is preparing for a dual listing in Tokyo and New York before Japan Post Holdings Co.'s initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
May 1, 2015
Japan Post enlists Apple, IBM in search for ways to help vulnerable elderly
State-owned financial conglomerate Japan Post recruits tech giants Apple and IBM to find care solutions for senior citizens.
Japan Times
Mar 19, 2015
LDP pushes for higher deposit cap for postal giant before IPO
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party wants to raise the deposit limit at state-owned Japan Post Holdings Co.'s lending arm before a planned initial public offering later this year, according to a lawmaker who is backing the change.
Feb 23, 2015
Bank of Japan is told the check's in the mail
Japan Post's journey from cautionary tale to growth creator is a timely reminder for Abe. Big, bold reforms in Tokyo are hard to achieve but are well worth the effort.
JAPAN / History
Feb 19, 2015
Panel named to advise Abe on WWII statement
The 16-member advisory body will consider what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should say in his planned statement to mark 70 years since World War II's end.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 18, 2015
Number of IPOs in Japan projected to hit 17-year high
Nomura Holdings Inc. expects initial public offerings to double to their highest level in 17 years as the resurgent stock market attracts investors to entrants, including Japan Post Holdings Co.
Japan Times
Jan 15, 2015
Japan Post, Rakuten to offer delivery lockers
Japan Post Co. and e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. are teaming up to offer lockers where customers can pick up items purchased online at their own convenience, sources said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jan 6, 2015
Help at hand for dementia patients
They would enter the bank and ask for their cash. Yuriko Asahara, behind the counter, would check where they would stash it — in the side pocket of a handbag or perhaps deep down in a shoulder bag.
Japan Times
Dec 26, 2014
Digital tack taken to revive interest in New Year's cards
The tradition of sending "nengajo," or New Year's postcards, has been in decline as people turn to the Internet, social networking and digital gadgets like smartphones instead of putting pen to paper.
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 29, 2014
Japan Post eyes banking unit to solve ¥700 billion pension problem before IPO
Japan Post Holdings Co. will settle ¥700 billion of pension liabilities to bolster its balance sheet before an initial public offering, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.


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