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Corporate Governance

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How the Company has Addressed the Corporate Governance Code

(as of June 18, 2020)

All 78 principles of the Corporate Governance Code, comprised of General Principles, Principles, and Supplementary Principles, and including disclosures based on each principle, are listed in this report. Please refer to the following page for the content of the General Principles, Principles, and Supplementary Principles.

Japan's Corporate Governance Code (Revised June 2018) (PDF) (Jump to Japan Exchange Group, Inc. Website)

PDF Corporate Governance Report (PDF: 1.07MB/69pages) ( June 18, 2020 )

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PDF Capcom's basic policy for Japan's Corporate Governance Code  (PDF: 728KB/49 pages) ( June 18, 2020 )

Section 5: Dialogue with Shareholders

General / Supplementary Principle Compliance
The Company's Stance
General Principle 5 (1) The Company strives to promote the understanding and support of shareholders for our management policies and growth strategies through the active and constructive dialogue with those parties. The Company also believes that properly reflecting the voices of shareholders and investors in the management will lead to a medium- to long-term increase in the corporate value of the Company.
(2) The Company believes that by achieving sustainable growth, we will be able to fulfill the expectations of our stakeholders those who are shareholders, institutional investors, business partners and our employees.
Principle 5.1
Policy for Constructive Dialogue with Shareholders
(1) The Company has long emphasized the dialogue with shareholders to create a relationship of trust with them. Persons in charge such as the Director and Executive Corporate Officer (CFO), as well as the Senior Manager of Public Relations & Investor Relations Section, are conducting dialogue/meetings with shareholders.
(2) They explain the management policy, financial strategy, etc., through face-to-face interviews with shareholders/investors to promote deeper understanding of the Company. Increasing "Capcom fans" in this manner will lead to the acquisition of long-term shareholders and a desirable shareholder composition.
(3) The Company establishes the basic SR (Shareholder Relations) policy and SR activity programs as appropriate and makes efficient and timely responses based on detailed scheduling.
Supplementary Principle 5.1.1 (1) The Company is constituted to be able to conduct interviews with shareholders appropriately. Officers and managers in charge such as the Director and Executive Corporate Officer (CFO), General Manager of General Affairs Department, and Senior Manager of Public Relations & Investor Relations Section contact shareholders through visits and the acceptance of visits to the extent reasonable to respond to the needs of the shareholders.
(2) The Company recognizes that explaining the status of the management, business plans, etc., through dialogue and promoting mutual understanding and the relationship of trust to enhance the trust in the Company and improve its corporate image will contribute to the proper price formation of the shares of the Company.
Supplementary Principle 5.1.2 (1) The Director and Executive Corporate Officer (CFO) who are in charge of IR and SR are actively visiting domestic and foreign shareholders and institutional investors. The Company also conducts solid communications with shareholders through small group meetings and results briefings.
(2) The Public Relations & Investor Relations Section, which is in charge of IR, and the team in the General Affairs Department, which is in charge of SR, coordinate with each other. They also share information with other departments concerned such as the Corporate Planning Department and Finance and Accounting Department on a company-wide basis.
(3) The outline of our IR activities is described in "III-2. Status of IR-Related Activities" of the Corporate Governance report.
(4) Necessary information obtained through dialogue is reported to the top executives and other parties concerned by interview reports and other means. The Company also strives to build a relationship of trust with shareholders by reflecting their demands and opinions in the management.
(5) In promoting such dialogue, the Company pays sufficient attention to the current status and management strategies of the Company to prevent any violation of insider information requirements such as information leakage.
Supplementary Principle 5.1.3 In principle, the Company confirms the shareholders registered in the shareholder registry and conducts a shareholder identification research twice a year to identify beneficial owners/asset managers who materially hold the shares of the Company.
Principle 5.2
Establishing and Disclosing Business Strategy and Business Plan
In order to realize a medium/long-term enhancement of the corporate value, the Company has been implementing aggressive business expansion strategies aiming to achieve steady growth in operating income each fiscal year. To this end, the Company is striving to improve capital efficiency such as ROE and etc. through profitability improvement and the acquisition of own shares. The Company, taking into account capital costs, is engaged in flexible corporate management including the revision of management strategies and business portfolios in line with the changes to the business environment. Additionally, it is making priority investments of its management resources into increasing development personnel and improving the development environment, in order to focus on the development of home video games, the basis of its management and the driving force behind its growth. The Company will continue to provide adequate explanation of the results of these efforts at financial results briefings and ordinary general meetings of shareholders.
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