interim dividend of ¥27, dividends for the full year totaled ¥54, an increase of ¥6 from the previous year.With regard to dividend payments for the scal year ending March 31, 2017, based on projections of consolidated prot attributable to owners of parent of ¥13.5 billion, we intend to increase dividend payments by ¥12 per share, to ¥66. As we work to improve our corporate performance in the coming years, we aim to actively realize shareholder returns through cash dividends.In ClosingBased on technological capabilities and human resources, we will enhance corporate valueWe will work to make the current scal year, the nal year of LIP-2016, a year to consummate the plan in which we make sure to reap the benets of measures taken so far to prepare us for the next three-year medium-term business plan. Business conditions are challenging. However, keeping the tasks identied in the plan’s second year rmly in mind, all Group employees will make a concerted effort to advance toward the achievement of goals. I want to make full use of the valuable time left to enhance a range of measures and establish foundations for our next medium-term business plan, in which we will aim for ROE above 10%.Further, to heighten corporate value going forward, technological capabilities and human resources will be indispensable. As well as continuing to strength-ening research and development, we will concentrate efforts on fostering personnel able to work globally, encouraging female employees to play important roles, and utilizing diverse human resources. Forming the basis of the Group, employees, in some sense, are the Group. Therefore, we will make particular efforts to ensure all Group employees reect our values: a customer-rst mind-set and an emphasis on morality over prot. In accordance with our company motto, “Sincerity and Creativity,” we will continue advancing corporate social responsi-bility (CSR)-based management that is considerate of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns while remaining focused on growing with society.As we move forward, we would like to ask our shareholders and investors for their continued support.August 2016Hiroyuki NishioRepresentative DirectorPresident, CEO and COOCash Dividends per Share7560453015020132014201520162017Forecast6654¥(Fiscal years ended / ending March 31):: MANAGEMENT STRATEGYA Message from the PresidentLINTEC ANNUAL REPORT 201614


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