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Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd (6178.T)

6178.T on Tokyo Stock Exchange

1,317JPY
22 Mar 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Aflac Says Japan Post Holdings Plans To Buy About 7 pct Of Co's Outstanding Common Shares Through A Trust
Wednesday, 19 Dec 2018 02:00am EST 

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INCORPORATED FURTHER STRENGTHENS ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH JAPAN POST HOLDINGS; JAPAN POST HOLDINGS TO PURCHASE IN THE OPEN MARKET A STRATEGIC STAKE REPRESENTING APPROXIMATELY 7% OF AFLAC INCORPORATED; CONFERENCE CALL TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 19TH AT 8:00 A.M. (ET) .AGREEMENT DOES NOT CHANGE AFLAC INCORPORATED'S OUTLOOK TO REPURCHASE EXPECTED RANGE OF $1.3 TO $1.7 BILLION OF ITS SHARES IN 2019.SAYS AGREEMENT WILL PROVIDE FOR AFLAC SHARES TO BE ACQUIRED BY A TRUST UNDER WHICH JAPAN POST HOLDINGS WILL BE ECONOMIC BENEFICIARY.SAYS AGREEMENT WILL ALSO INCLUDE A CAP ON SHARE OWNERSHIP OF 10%, A MINIMUM HOLDING PERIOD OR "LOCK-UP" PROVISION.  Full Article

Nousouken says capital alliance with investment firm
Friday, 19 Oct 2018 02:13am EDT 

Oct 19(Reuters) - Nousouken Corp <3541.T>:Says it signed capital alliance contract with an investment firm, which is a wholly owned unit of JAPAN POST HOLDINGS Co Ltd <<<6178.T>>>.Says the company's top shareholder will transfer 525,000 shares to the investment firm, at the price of 2,000 yen per share (1.05 billion yen in total), on Oct. 31.Says investment firm will hold 12.5 percent voting power in the company and will become the third biggest shareholder of the company after the transaction, effective Oct. 31.  Full Article

Cathay Financial Holding acquires 1 mln shares in Japan Post Holdings for 1.32 bln yen
Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017 02:33am EDT 

Sept 27(Reuters) - Cathay Financial Holding Co Ltd <2882.TW> ::* Says it acquires 1 million shares in Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd <6178.T> for 1.32 billion yen.  Full Article

Japan Post Holdings completes share repurchase through ToSTNeT-3
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 09:55pm EDT 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd <6178.T>:* Says it completed repurchase of 72.8 million shares of its common stock, for 100 billion yen in total, through ToSTNeT-3, on Sept. 13 .  Full Article

Japan Post Holdings to buy back shares before market opens Wednesday
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 03:34am EDT 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd <6178.T>::Japan Post Holdings says to buy back 72,833,200 shares before the market opens on Wednesday, at 1,373 yen per share.Company announced previous day plans to buy back up to 100 mln shares through Sept 22.  Full Article

Japan Post Holdings to repurchase shares via ToSTNeT-3
Monday, 11 Sep 2017 03:47am EDT 

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd <6178.T>:Says it plans to repurchase up to 100 million shares of its common stock via ToSTNeT-3, representing 2.4 percent of outstanding .Says share repurchase price up to 100 billion yen in total.Says repurchase period from Sept. 13 to Sept. 22.  Full Article

Japan Post expected to scrap deal talks with Nomura Real Estate - Nikkei
Friday, 16 Jun 2017 01:14pm EDT 

June 16 (Reuters) - Nikkei::Japan Post Holdings is expected to scrap talks for acquisition of Nomura Real Estate Holdings as two companies "struggle to agree on terms" - Nikkei.  Full Article

Japan Post Holdings: president to hold news conference at 0730 GMT
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017 01:40am EDT 

April 25 (Reuters) - Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd <6178.T> says :president to hold news conference at 4:30 p.m. (0730 GMT).  Full Article

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Japan Post to buy 7 percent of U.S. insurer Aflac

Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd on Wednesday said it will buy 7 percent of U.S. insurer Aflac Inc for about $2.4 billion, as the postal and financial conglomerate seeks new profit-drivers to counter weak growth prospects.