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An essential tool for any study of business, economic or industrial history
Financial Reports Part I + Prospectuses : JPY 2,530,000
Financial Reports Part II : JPY 1,100,000
215,000 records on more than 14,000 companies
◆Providing comprehensive coverage of the economic activities in modern Japan.
◆Allows universal searches of 215,000 Financial Reports Part I & II and Prospectuses from over 14,000 companies.
◆Restructuring and name changes of firms are noted in a section.
◆Equipped with a unique dictionary function that allows batch retrieval of company information.
Financial reports covering the period from Meiji to the 1950 Commercial Code amendments, plus associated material such as company statutes and lists of shareholders. Provides overviews of the general state of business operations in the form of financial statements etc.
Prospectus: 2,000 companies / 4,700 records / 100,000 images
After World War II disclosure was made mandatory under the Securities and Exchange Act. Most are from the 1940s and early 1950s, but also include prewar company prospectuses, founding prospectuses, and other material. Many include comparative financial statements spanning multiple periods.
Financial Reports Part II: Successors to the “Financial Reports Part I” which from an investor protection viewpoint, in 1949 it became mandatory to file and publish. As a rule the focus is on data for companies on the First and Second Sections of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Vital to understand the state of companies at each accounting period.