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J-REIT: Notice Concerning Issuance of Investment Corporation Bonds- AEON REIT

Nov 19, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>AEON REIT's announcementAEON REIT Investment Corporation (the “Investment Corporation”) plans to issue investment corporation bonds based on the comprehensive resolution of its Board of Directors on the issuance of investment corporation bonds announced in “Notice Concerning Comprehensive Resolution on Issuance of Investment Corporation Bonds” dated October 24, 2018, and the shelf registration statement dated August 25, 2017 (including subsequent amendments) and hereby announces that today, the Investment Corporation submitted the amended shelf registration statement to the Director-General of Kanto Local Finance Bureau. 

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Noriyuki Morimoto's Blog

In the past, money had a say in Japanese companies.

Nov 19, 2018
byNoriyuki Morimoto

Money can have more influence than its actual amount. A key practice of the HR department in traditional Japanese companies was to make small amounts meaningful. In other words, by devising various ways of payment based on expense items (e.g. allowances), timing (e.g. advance payment, belayed payment), method (e.g. directly handing cash), form (e.g. provision of environment, provision in kind, treasury stock), they could expect to generate an oversized or additional effect. In hardboiled novels, when a detective pulls out information from someone like a bartender, he would often flicker bank notes while skillfully playing the phycology of his counterpart. This method would definitely not work with just the promise of paying. It is essential to show the cash for it to work. What moves people is not the amount, but the bank notes in front of them. This is a typical case in which money has a say. In the past, there was the case of paying bonuses in cash. There was the idea that even when monthly salaries were paid via bank transfer, bonuses have to be handed in cash for them to bear meaning. Moreover, companies would gather all of their employees and hand the cash over to each person, in front of everyone. It is clear that this ceremony carried more meaning than the actual amount. Apart from money, there was the case of apartments for government employees. They still exist, and are probably called civil servant housing nowadays. The apartments are quite stately, and moreover, despite being in a good location, the rent is inexplicably cheap: it was a very advantageous in-kind benefit. This was possibly due to the special nature of the bureaucratic career, where workers could be relocated to anywhere in the country at short intervals, and also circumstances of housing in the past. But it seems that an even stronger aspect was to symbolize the prestigious position of bureaucrats. For bureaucrats working in Hokkaido, cold weather allowances were provided. I do not know whether it still exists. This allowance was intended to compensate for increased heating expenses, but it seems to have represented a feeling of consolation for hard circumstances. Speaking of comfort, there might be the same aspect in severance pay. In modern enterprises in the global economy, will money not say things as well? Maybe we should give money a say.

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J-REIT: Notice Concerning Disposition of Property (Solala Plaza)

Nov 15, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>Kenedix Retail REIT's announcement①Kenedix Retail REIT Corporation (“KRR”) announced today that Kenedix Real Estate Fund Management, Inc. (“the Asset Manager”), the asset manager for KRR, has decided to dispose the following property as follows. The buyer is defined as a related party both in the Investment Trusts and Investment Corporations Law (“the Investment Trust Law”) and in the Retail REIT Division Related-party Transactions Rules. >Kenedix Retail REIT's announcement②Kenedix Retail REIT Corporation (“KRR”) corrects a part of the press release “Notice Concerning Disposition of Property (Solala Plaza)” dated November 14, 2018.

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Oct 22, 2018
byHC Asset Management

The Market Data had been updated.

 

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Mar 20, 2017
byHC Asset Management

Our CEO Noriyuki Morimoto contributed an article to 20 March issue of Weekly Financial Affairs

 

Our CEO Noriyuki Morimoto wrote “What does the merger between Trust Companies of Mizuho Group and Mitsui Sumitomo Group lead to?” for 20 March issue of Weekly Financial Affairs

Mar 10, 2017
byHC Asset Management

Our CEO Norinyuki Morimoto contributed a chapter in the textbook for Kinzai’s remote learning program. Kinzai is a leading Japanese publication specialised in finance.

 

Our CEO Noriyuki Morimoto wrote the 1st Chapter “What is fiduciary duty?” for Kinzai’s textbook “Practical Application of Fiduciary Duty Principles”

Feb 01, 2017
byHC Asset Management

Our CEO Noriyuki Morimoto contributed an article to the February issue of Monthly Energy Forum

 

His article “[TEPCO] should strive to become a top global energy utility.” was one of the feature articles for “Big Bang after dismantling of TEPCO”

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