CORPORATE TIMELINE

Jun.

Established as Sogo Medical Leasing Co., Ltd., with a capitalization of ¥ 20 million.

Feb.

S.M.E Co., Ltd. established as wholly-owned subsidiary.

Oct.

Started real estate agency and medical practice succession businesses.

Nov.

Launched TV rental business for hospital patients.

May.

Established the first Sogo Pharmacy.

Oct.

Name changed to SOGO MEDICAL CO., LTD.

Nov.

Started the “Green Members” (now “Succeed Members” ) membership system for medical professionals.

Mar.

S.M.E Co., Ltd. renamed Sogo Pharmacy Co., Ltd.

Oct.

Somtech Co., Ltd. established as wholly-owned subsidiary.

Aug.

Started fee-charging employment placement businesses for medical professionals.

Aug.

Listed on Second Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Sep.

Listed on First Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Oct.

Started the DtoD system ‒ support for medical practice succession, healthcare coordination and physicians seeking to change practices.

Jan.

100th Sogo Pharmacy opened.

Dec.

Sogo Medipro Co.,Ltd established as wholly-owned subsidiary.

Apr.

Launched hospital management outsourcing services.

Aug.

Formed business alliance with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in the area of medical and healthcare business.

Jun.

All outstanding shares of Aoba Pharmacy Co., Ltd. acquired.

Jan.

S.M.E Co., Ltd. established as wholly-owned subsidiary.

Nov.

Sogo Care Network Co., Ltd. established as assisted living facility related business.

Jun.

Part of outstanding shares of Sun Villa Co., Ltd. acquired.

Apr.

500th Sogo Pharmacy opened.

Feb.

Part of outstanding shares of GM Co., Ltd. acquired.

Apr.

All outstanding shares of Bunkyo Co., Ltd. acquired.

Oct.

Established Sogo Medical Holdings Co., Ltd., a pure holding company, with Sogo Medical Co., Ltd. becoming an operating subsidiary.

Mar.

All outstanding shares of CRUXY Co., Ltd. acquired.

Oct.

Merged with Sogo Medical Holdings Co., Ltd. with the Company becoming the surviving company.

Made Bunkyo Co., Ltd. and Luft Medicalcare Co., Ltd. directly-owned subsidiaries of the Company to reorganize the structure of the Group.

May.

Part of outstanding shares of Chunichi MS Co., Ltd. acquired.

Jul.

Sogo Medical Pharmacy Chubu Co., Ltd. acquired all outstanding shares of Hakuyuudou Co., Ltd.

Mar.

Transferred all outstanding shares of Sun Villa Co., Ltd.
All outstanding shares of Koeiyakuhin Co., Ltd. acquired.

Apr.

Sogo Medical Pharmacy Chubu Co., Ltd. merged with Hakuyuudou Co., Ltd.

Jun.

All outstanding shares of SAKURA Pharmacy Co., Ltd. acquired.

Sogo Medical Holdings
Co., Ltd.

Oct.

Established Sogo Medical Holdings Co., Ltd., a pure holding company, with Sogo Medical Co., Ltd. becoming an operating subsidiary.

Nov.

Acquired all outstanding shares of Hokendohjinsha Inc. and Bunkyo Co., Ltd. held by Sogo Medical Co., Ltd.

May.

Acquired all outstanding shares of Luft Medicalcare Co., Ltd.

Feb.

Dissolved the business alliance with Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

Apr.

Delisted from the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange as a result of the MBO.