Frequently Asked Questions

QWhen was First Brothers established?

AFebruary 4, 2004.

QWhat is the meaning behind the company name “First Brothers”?

A“First” represents the promise to offer the highest, “first-class”, quality to our clients, and “Brothers” represents the unity of the founding members.

QPlease explain your corporate history.

APlease refer to the “Corporate History” page for further details.

QWhere is your office located?

AFirst Brothers Co., Ltd. is located in the 25th floor of Marunouchi Building 2-4-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

QWhat services do you offer?

AWe offer two core services, investment banking and investment management. Please refer to the “About Our Group” page for further details.

QWho are your clients?

AOur clients are mainly institutional investors.

QWhen did the company get listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange?

AWe got listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers on February 18, 2015. After that, we moved to First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange on October 21, 2016.

QWhat is your security code?


QWhat is the unit of share transactions?

A100 shares.

QWhat is the current share price?

APlease refer to our “Stock Price” page for further information.

QWhen is the General Shareholders’ Meeting?

AThe General Shareholders’ Meeting is held every February. Please refer to our “IR calendar” for further details.

QWhen is the deadline to become a shareholder in order to obtain a right-to-vote at the General Shareholders’ Meeting?

ANovember 30.

QWhat is your policy on dividends?

A A Our basic policy is to consistently and continuously payout a year-end dividend regardless of short-term earnings performance. In principle, we aim to attain a dividend on equity ratio (DOE) of 2.0%. For more information, please refer to 「Dividend Information」.

QDo you have a special benefit plan for shareholders?

A A We adopt a shareholder benefit plan through which we show our appreciation for the continuous support of our shareholders and increase our attractiveness as an investment option for medium- to long-term retention. For more information, please refer to 「Dividend Information」.

QWhere is your Share Registrar?

AOur Share Registrar is SMBC Trust Bank Ltd. Please refer to our “Stock Information” page for more details.

QWho, and where, should I contact if I want to know more about the stock procedures?

APlease contact our Share Registrar, SMBC Trust Bank Ltd. Please visit the SMBC website for further information (
Postal address:
2-8-4 Izumi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 168-0063
Custody Services Division
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
TEL: 0120-782-031(Toll-free number)

QWhen is your accounting period?

AThe end of our accounting period is November 30.

QWhen will you announce your financial statements?

AWe release our performances on a quarterly basis. Please refer to the “IR Calendar” page for more information.

QDo you hold Financial Result Briefings or Company Information Sessions?

AWe hold Financial Result Briefings for institutional investors and analysts twice a year.
Please refer to our IR calendar for further details.

QDo you observe a “silent period”?

AWe observe a silent period prior to the announcement of financial results to ensure equality and fairness.
Please refer to our “IR calendar” for further details.
During this period, please refrain from contacting us regarding our financial results.
Thank you very much for your understanding.

QWhat are your financial results forecast?

APlease find further information on our “Account Summary” page.

QIs it possible to know more about your past performances?

APlease find documents regarding our past performances under our “Financial Statements” page.

QWhat is your corporate governance policy?

APlease refer to our “Corporate Governance” page for more information.

QWhere can I submit my IR inquiries?

APlease submit your inquiries through the “Contact Us” page.