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Feb. 28, 2023 JPXJPXI JPX Market Innovation & Research Completes Acquisition of 100% of SCRIPTS Asia, K.K. Shares


As announced on November 29, 2022, JPX Market Innovation & Research, Inc. (JPXI) has completed the acquisition of all issued shares and has obtained the approval of relevant authorities to make SCRIPTS Asia, K.K. (SCRIPTS Asia) its wholly owned subsidiary.
Through this acquisition, Japan Exchange Group, Inc. (JPX) will look to increase the operational efficiency and amount of information communicated through dialogue between listed companies and investors or shareholders while supporting listed companies to disclose and provide more corporate information in English. We will do so in cooperation with ICJ, Inc. and Minsetsu, Inc. (which have capital relationships with JPX Group) and other partners in order to contribute to the expansion and vitalization of the Japanese stock market by promoting constructive dialogue between listed companies and investors.

About JPX Market Innovation & Research

JPX Group has established JPX Market Innovation & Research, Inc. (JPXI) as a new subsidiary parallel to the exchanges, as well as the self-regulatory organization and the clearing house. It commenced business on April 1, 2022. In addition to taking on JPX Group's index, data, and digital-related services, thereby enabling us to provide all market-related services from under one roof, JPXI will play a key role in creating the global, comprehensive financial and information platform "G-HUB" as set out under our long-term vision to be achieved by 2030, "Target 2030". Furthermore, JPXI will contribute to bolstering the competitiveness and status of Japanese financial and capital markets by enriching services considered necessary to enhance the attractiveness of the market such as ESG and listed company services, as well as envisioning how financial and capital markets should look with the use of new technologies.

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About SCRIPTS Asia, K.K.

SCRIPTS Asia, K.K., the leading provider of investor event coverage in the Asia-Pacific region including Japan, was established in 2018 to eliminate the information gap among investors caused by language barriers, which has long been an issue in the region. The company prepares and distributes comprehensive transcripts and English translations of corporate investor events, such as briefing sessions on financial results, ESG, and medium-term management plans in a timely manner. Today, it covers more than 2,500 Japanese corporate investor events for over 1,000 companies annually, and continues to realize its core goal of "Connecting Asia to the World" by providing knowledge to investors and sell-side professionals around the world when it is required on a daily basis.

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