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transcosmos Receives Shares from Kokuyo for Kokuyo’s China BPO Subsidiary

Aims at Further Expansion of Its Production Base and Businesses

December 11, 2012

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transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) has signed an agreement with Kokuyo Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; Chief Executive Officer, President and Director: Akihiro Kuroda; hereinafter, Kokuyo) on December 4, 2012 to receive the holding shares of Kokuyo Store Creation Commerce Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Dalian Branch (Headquarters: Dalian, China; General Accounting Manager: Satoshi Nishibayashi; hereinafter, Kokuyo Dalian), which operates BPO businesses in China.

Kokuyo Dalian is a 100% subsidiary of Kokuyo Co., Ltd., established in December 2005, and mainly provides BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) services such as human resources, general affairs, and accounting for the Kokuyo Group.

Following the transfer of the share holdings, Kokuyo Group’s back-office operations such as human resources, general affairs, and accounting will be transferred to transcosmos. By taking advantage of the BPO service operations know-how, which is an expertise of transcosmos, more efficient management would be achieved, and by absorbing Kokuyo Dalian’s accumulated business know-how of its seven years of experience, transcosmos will increase its productive capability at its overseas sites.

transcosmos has established transcosmos Design Development (Dalian) Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Dalian, China; Representative: Tsutomu Hasegawa; hereinafter, transcosmos Dalian) in January 2006 to handle back-office operations for corporations and BPO in architectural development through use of CAD. The demand for the BPO services has been high in recent years, and transcosmos Dalian likewise has been marking 200% business growth every year. This agreement would make it possible to provide more stable services.

Kokuyo Dalian intends to switch its company name to transcosmos Design Development (Dalian) Co., Ltd. as soon as the necessary paperwork and authorization pertaining to the transfer of the shares are granted by the Dalian authorities.

The company profile is as the following:

Company Name:
Kokuyo Store Creation Commerce Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Dalian Branch
202-A2, Building17, No.267 Wuyi Road, Shehekou District, Dalian, 116023, P.R. CHINA
100 Million Yen
100% Kokuyo
Number of Employees:
57 (as of May 2012)
General Accounting Manager:
Satoshi Nishibayashi
Business description:
General BPO services
(Back-office operations such as human resources, general affairs, and accounting, data entry services, CAD blueprint architectural services)

transcosmos’ BPO division provides its services utilizing its domestic and overseas production sites. In China, transcosmos has four sites in the following cities: Shanghai, Dalian, Suzhou, and Benxi totaling 1,850 work stations and engages in various administrative and business management tasks including back-office operations such as human resources, general affairs, and accounting and architectural development services. In the future, transcosmos hopes to continue expanding its overseas production sites.

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* transcosmos is a registered trade name or trademark of transcosmos inc. in Japan and other countries.
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About transcosmos inc.

transcosmos launched operations in 1966. Since then it has combined superior “human resources” with the most up-to-date “technological” capabilities to enhance the competitive strength of its corporate clients by providing them with high value added and superior services. It provides overall IT outsourcing services such as Call Center Services, Business Process Outsourcing Services, and Digital Marketing Services either as standalone solution or as combined services to its corporate clients to optimize their marketing efficiencies, to expand sales and gain new customers in EC business, and to reduce clients operational cost. Further, these services have been expanded beyond Japan, globally, centered in Asia. transcosmos aims to be the “Global IT Partner” of its corporate clients to provide them with high quality outsourcing services on a global scale.

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