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February 10, 2016 7:32 PM ET

Insurance

Company Overview of Nippon Life Insurance Company

Company Overview

Nippon Life Insurance Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in insurance and insurance-related businesses worldwide. The company’s products for individual customers include whole life and term life insurance products, and term life insurance with survival benefits; dread disease, physical disability, and nursing care insurance products; general medical, cancer medical, and limited injury insurance products; annuities and endowment insurance products; juvenile, children’s general medical, and education endowment insurance products; single-payment products; and automobile and fire insurance products. It also offers consultancy services for individual customers. The company’s product...

3-5-12, Imabashi

Chuo-ku

Osaka,  541-8501

Japan

Founded in 1889

Phone:

81 6 6209 4500

Key Executives for Nippon Life Insurance Company

President and Representative Director
Age: 61
Executive Vice President and Representative Director
Age: 61
Senior Managing Executive Officer and Director
Age: 59
Senior Managing Executive Officer and Director
Age: 56
Managing Executive Officer and Director
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Nippon Life Insurance Company Key Developments

Nippon Life Mulls Acquisitions

Nippon Life Insurance Company intends to pursue acquisitions. The company is looking for ore overseas M&A opportunities as it seeks to increase its profits from global acquisitions to ¥100 billion by March 2025, Bloomberg News reported on January 13, 2106. Yoshinobu Tsutsui, Nippon Life's President, said in an interview that the company is looking for M&A opportunities in Asia, North America, Europe and Oceania. The company is also looking to purchase an asset management firm to expand its global platform. He expects more opportunities to acquire companies as financial institutions move away from insurance.

MET Mulls IPO Or Spinoff Of Part Of Life Insurance Business

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) is most likely to follow through on its plan to divest part of its life-insurance business through a spinoff or IPO, not a sale. Nippon Life Insurance Company could be the possible acquirer as it seems very interested in insurance companies.

Nippon Life Mulls Acquisitions

Nippon Life Insurance Company intends to pursue acquisitions. Yoshinobu Tsutsui, President of Nippon, has expressed the company's intention to promote the acquisitions of life insurers and asset management companies in the United States and other overseas markets. "The U.S. insurance market has a growth potential. We'll seek opportunities (for business acquisitions) also in Europe and Asia," he said. "It's not good to feel pressed or make haste, but we'll of course move for acquisition if we find a reliable partner and what appears to be a good deal."

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Merger/Acquisition
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