ORIX
Japan

Established in 1964, ORIX was a pioneer in the leasing industry in Japan, and as the parent of the ORIX Group has subsequently developed leasing and other financial products and services in 23 global markets to become one of Japan's largest and most innovative financial services companies. In addition to monitoring the activities of all of ORIX's subsidiaries and affiliates, ORIX itself is a provider of a wide range of financial products and services across its nationwide sales network. Recently, ORIX has been providing investment banking and real estate financial solutions to meet customers' diverse needs ranging from inheritance issues to asset liquidation.
ORIX has a global network that spans 26 countries and regions worldwide. ORIX is made up of 187 consolidated subsidiaries and 85 affiliates. ORIX has 1193 offices in Japan, with 266 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Oceania, Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa (as of September 30, 2007)

Maintaining its active stance on taking up new challenges, ORIX has accumulated a wealth of specialized capabilities in the areas of credit evaluation and financing, as well as in management of tangible assets. Pursuing specialization on these two fronts has aided our perpetual development of new businesses.

ORIX Corporation is one of the largest non-bank financial services group of Japan, providing innovative value added products and services to both corporate and retail customers. It is listed on Tokyo and New York Stock Exchanges. With operations in 26 countries and regions worldwide, ORIX’s activities include corporate financial services, such as leases and loans, as well as automobile operations, rental operations, real estate
related finance, real estate development, life insurance and investment banking. By pursuing new profit earning opportunities through specialized leasing capabilities and broadening operational scope, ORIX has achieved sustained growth in earnings over the years. The Group reported pre-tax profit of US$ 2.7 billion for the year ended March 31, 2007 and its asset base exceeded US$ 69.5 billion on that date. ORIX has supplemented its leasing expertise with specialized capabilities in various kinds of financial transactions as well as management of tangible assets. The Group’s fundamental strength lies in its ability to keep one step ahead of the competition by constantly seizing on new business opportunities.

ORIX JAPAN FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

March 31, 2007
USD million

Total Revenue

9,679

Profit Before Tax

2,677

Shareholders Equity

10,116

Total Assets

69,523

ORIX’s Principal Activities

  • Equipment leasing and instalment loans
  • Asset management services for REITs
  • Automobile leasing and rentals
  • Life insurance
  • Rental of testing, measuring, and IT-related equipment
  • Consumer card loans
  • Real estate related finance
  • Venture capital
  • Real estate developing and leasing
  • Securities brokerage
  • Investment banking