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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., 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.
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 Opened a sales office in Osaka.
Aug-2015 Started Private Equity Investment 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.
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.
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 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.
Jul-2021 Obtained the "J-Adviser" qualification, and started the business of helping companies get listed in the TOKYO PRO Market.
Sep-2021 Acquired all shares of Sankyo Securities Co., Ltd., changed its name to JIA Securities Co., Ltd., and then launched securities business.
Jan-2022 JIA Trust Co., Ltd. obtained a license as an investment-based trust company and started trust business.
Established JIA Kawano Consulting Co.,Ltd. with Kawano Consul Co., Ltd. as a consulting firm specializing in business succession and capital policy.
Apr-2022 Transited to the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.