This report is meant to help shareholders and other investors understand the LINTEC Group and its quest to achieve sustainable growth and contribute to the further development of society as a whole. Based on the International Integrated Reporting Framework released by the International Integrated Reporting Council in December 2013, in addition to performance and nancial information, this report also introduces the technological capabilities, human resources, and other “intangible assets” accumulated by the LINTEC Group that are of the variety not listed on the nancial statements.Information that could not be contained within this report is available on the following websites.IR WebsiteCSR Website PolicyREPORTING PERIODThis report covers the period between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016. However, some of the information includes content from April 2016 onward.FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTSThis report includes forward-looking statements, such as forecasts of business results, based on information currently held and assumptions that have been judged as reasonable by the Company. The Company cannot guarantee the accuracy of these statements or denitively assure the realization of future numerical targets and policies. Actual business results, etc., may vary due to various factors and circumstances.1COVER STORY—OUR VALUE CREATION8Performance Highlights10MANAGEMENT STRATEGY – 10A Message from the President –15Business Overview –22Special Feature Front Lines of R&D —Creation of Innovative New Products26THE BASE THAT SUPPORTS GROWTH – 26R&D Activities and Intellectual Property – 28Human Resources – 29Environmental Preservation – 30Partnerships – 31Social Contribution Activities –32Corporate Governance –38Corporate Ofcers40FINANCIAL SECTION – 41Management’s Discussion and Analysis –43Operating Risks –44Financial Summary –46Consolidated Balance Sheet –48Consolidated Statement of Income –48Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income –49Consolidated Statement of Changes in Net Assets –50Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows –51Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements –69Management’s Report on Internal Control over Financial Reporting –70Report of Independent Auditors72Investor InformationContentsLINTEC ANNUAL REPORT 2016


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