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Status of Shareholders

As of February 28, 2021

Total authorized shares 267,000,000
Total issued shares 54,291,435
Shareholders 40,745

Major Shareholders (Top 10)

Shareholder Name Shares Owned (1,000s) Issued Shares Owned (%)
Benesse Holdings, Inc. 33,610 61.9
The Master Trust Bank of Japan (Trust Account) 3,859 7.10
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 1,858 3.42
Nomura Securities Co.,Ltd. 679 1.25
NOMURA PB NOMINEES LIMITED OMNIBUS-MARGIN (CASHPB) 536 0.98
Isao Ishihara 398 0.73
GOVERNMENT OF NORWAY 390 0.71
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account 5) 267 0.49
Kyoko Ishihara 266 0.48
CACEIS BANK LUXEMBOURG BRANCH/UCITS CLIENTS 245 0.45

Note: In addition to the above, the Company holds 136 shares (0.0%) of treasury stock.

Distribution of Shares

The Number of ShareholdersIndividual&Other 6,145 people Financial Institutions, Crokerages, etc. 45 people Foreigners 68 people Other Corporations 50 people
Owned Number of SharesOther Corporations 44,574,000 people Individual&Other 4,360,000 share Financial Institutions, Brokerages, etc. 3,605,000 share Foreigners 1,750,000 share
*excluding treasury stock