News ReleaseLawson Established Lawson Bank Preparatory Company Inc.


TOKYO, JAPAN, 11 25, 2016


Lawson, Inc. today announced an establishment of Lawson Bank Preparatory Company, Inc. (“Preparatory Company”). The Preparatory Company aims to establish a bank leveraging Lawson’s previous experience in financial service, and meet necessary preconditions for obtaining approval from the relevant authorities.

1. Overview of Preparatory Company

(1) Company name Lawson Bank Preparatory Company, Inc.
(2) Business location Osaki 1-11-2, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
(3) Company representatives Chairman, Representative Director
  Tadashi Iwashita
  President, Representative Director
  Masashi Yamashita
(4) Capital and capital reserves 1 billion yen
(5) Shareholders Lawson, Inc.: 95%
  The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.: 5%
(6) Established November 25, 2016


2. Board of Directors and Auditors

Members of the Board
Tadashi Iwashita (full-time)  
Masashi Yamashita (full-time)  
Naoki Tsuruta (full-time)  
Yasuhiro Horie (full-time)  
Taiki Hasegawa (part-time) Senior Vice President, Financial and Consumer Services Division, Lawson, Inc.
Makoto Kira (part-time) General Manager, Financial Services Department, Lawson, Inc.
Takaharu Motegi (part-time) Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking Planning Division, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Corporate Auditors
Yutaka Yoshitake (part-time) Executive Vice President and CFO, Lawson, Inc.
Toshio Takahashi (part-time) Standing Corporate Auditor, Lawson, Inc.