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Sep-2006 Japan・Investment・Adviser Co., Ltd. was established through a company split from Japan Investment Advisors, Ltd. and began operating lease business for marinetime container that was taken over at the time of the split.
Jan-2007 CAIJ Inc. (currently Finspire, Inc.) through a joint venture with CAI International, Inc. of the U.S. (a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange), and launched operating lease business for marinetime container by CAIJ utilizing the portfolio held by CAI International, Inc.
Feb-2007 The company transferred operating lease business for marinetime container to CAIJ,Inc.(currently Finspire,Inc.).
Started M&A advisory business.
Nov-2009 Head Office moved to Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
Aug-2011 JP Lease Products & Services Co., Ltd. was established and started operating lease business for aircraft.
Aug-2012 Started recruitment business.
Nov-2013 Started renewable energy business.
Registered as money lender by Tokyo governor.
Dec-2013 JP Lease Products & Services Co., Ltd. started operating lease business for marinetime container.
Apr-2014 Changed the company name from Japan・Investment・Advisors Co.,Ltd. to Japan Investment Advisors Co., Ltd.
Head Office moved to kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
May-2014 JP Lease Products & Services Co., Ltd. producted and sold the first fund for solar photovoltaic power plants.
Aug-2014 Started real estate business.
Sep-2014 Listed on the Mothers Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Feb-2015 Western Japan Regional Office was opened.
Aug-2015 Started private equity business.
Sep-2015 Acquired all shares of Nihon Securities Journal Inc. and Nihon Securities Journal Research Inc. and started media business and IR advisory business.
Oct-2015 JP Lease Products & Services Co., Ltd. started operating lease business for vessels and part out & conversion business.
Nov-2015 JIA Luxembourg Sarl was established to promote a composition partner network in Europe.
Formed a capital and business alliance with Valliere Aviation S.A. (currently Vallair Capital SAS) as a partner in the parts-out & conversion business.
Jan-2016 Established Japan M&A Advisors, Inc. for M&A advisory business based in Osaka.
Started IPO consulting business.
Mar-2016 Acquired all shares of CAIJ Inc. (currently Finspire Inc.) from CAI International, Inc. of the U.S. and made it a wholly owned subsidiary.
Jan-2017 Vallair Capital SAS became an equity method affiliate.
Mar-2017 Company name changed from CAIJ Inc. to Finspire Inc.
May-2017 Iter Co.,Ltd. (an equity-method affiliate) through a joint venture with three IT companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and started collaboration in the FinTech business.
Nov-2017 Finspire Inc. started insurance agency business.
Jul-2019 JP Lease Products & Services Co., Ltd. succeeded to the insurance agency business with Finspire Inc. as the absorbed company.
Sep-2019 Started agri & bio business.
Oct-2019 Nihon Securities Journal Inc. merged with Nihon Securities Journal Research Inc.
Nov-2019 JLPS Holding Ireland Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of JP Lease Products & Services Co., Ltd. began operations as a base for origination activities in Europe.
Oct-2020 Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.