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September 2006Established Kampo Co., Ltd. under the Postal Service Privatization Act
October 2007Changed trade name to Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. in line with commencement of life insurance business
Started Postal Life Insurance management operations under commission from the Management Organization for Postal Savings and Postal Life Insurance
December 2007Obtained approval for new operations (liberalization of investment products)
June 2008 Commenced commissioned sales of life insurance products for corporate clients
July 2008Launched Sono hi kara, a new hospitalization rider
July 2009Established branches in all prefectures through opening of the Nara Branch and Wakayama Branch
October 2011JAPAN POST INSURANCE SYSTEM SOLUTIONS Co., Ltd. (current consolidated subsidiary) became a subsidiary
April 2014Launched Hajime no Kampo, an educational endowment insurance
July 2014Commenced handling commissioned sales of cancer insurance products for American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac)
October 2015Commenced sales of endowment insurance “Shin Free Plan (limited payment)”
November 2015Listed common stock on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
November 2015Commenced commissioned sales of life insurance products for corporate clients (general welfare group term insurance, etc.)
March 2016Obtained approval for new operations (underwriting of reinsurance policies)
March 2016Obtained approval for new operations (related services)
March 2016Business alliance with The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited

History of Postal Life Insurance

October 1916Foundation of Postal Life Insurance business by the Ministry of Communications
October 1926Foundation of postal annuity business by the Ministry of Communications
June 1949Establishment of The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
January 2001Creation of Postal Services Agency as part of realignment of government ministries
April 2003Establishment of Japan Post

As of March 31, 2016

 
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