Strategic Capital, Inc.

Our Mission and Values

Our Mission and Values

“Strategic Capital, through its activities in the capital markets,
will maximize profits for its partners and contribute to the revitalization of the Japanese economy.”

This is the reason that Strategic Capital exists.
By using our clients’ precious assets entrusted to us and investing in Japanese companies that have significant room for improvement from an ESG perspective.
By actively using our voice as shareholders to encourage those companies to strengthen their governance and other aspects, thereby increasing shareholder value.
We believe that we can deliver on our promise to our clients and our country, which has been what we sought since our foundation.

Strategic Capital’s Mission

Our mission is two-fold,

1. Maximize the profit (investment return) for our clients, whose precious capital they have entrusted to us.
2. Increase investee companies’ shareholder value to contribute to the revitalization of the Japanese economy.
― To deliver on our mission, we shall ―
・ be keenly aware of our fiduciary duty to our partners, and to fulfill that responsibility, bring our best everyday while striving to be better tomorrow.
・ be a responsible investor and ultimate stakeholder/owner in the Japanese company, and sincerely encourage management to improve ESG and capital efficiency.
・ be transparent, by not only disclosing details of our engagement to our clients but also making summaries available to the public.
・ be a good partner, by reporting to our valued clients in a timely manner.

Our Guiding Principles

At Strategic Capital, all officers and employees share the following guiding principles.


✓  We shall comply with all national and regional laws, regulations and social norms, as well as internal rules and standards that we have established based on strict adherence to these laws and regulations.
Compliance will include but are not limited to the following,
① We shall take a firm stand against antisocial forces and groups that threaten the order and safety of civil society and shall prevent financial crimes such as money laundering and terrorist financing.
② We shall neither unlawfully nor opportunistically trade on the basis of “material non-public information”. As a general rule, officers and employees shall not invest in individual securities.
③ We shall respect the privacy of our clients, business partners and staff and take the utmost care in the collection, storage, use, disclosure, disposal, and other handling of personal information.
④ We shall securely maintain any information entrusted to us by our clients and business partners as well as our own confidential information. Such confidential information shall only be used for business purposes and shall not be disclosed without proper consent.
⑤ Our policy is to compete based solely on the superiority/competitiveness of the service and the value we provide. Therefore, we shall not, in principle, offer or accept money, gifts or entertainment from our clients or other business partners.

Ⅱ.Corporate ethics

✓  We shall always be ethical in our business activities and respectful to all parties. We shall conduct our business with honesty and integrity.

Ⅲ.Operational improvements

✓  We shall promptly respond in a courteous and conscientious manner to improve our all aspects of our business.
✓  We shall strive to improve our business with an enterprising spirit, free from conventions or stereotypes.

Ⅳ.Environmental preservation, ESG Initiatives

✓  Preservation of the global environment is an important issue common to all humankind. To promote corporate activities in harmony with the environment, we will strive to reduce the environmental impact of our business activities and contribute to the preservation of the global environment.
✓  We shall establish and implement specific measures to promote activities that will contribute to society.

Ⅴ.Working environment

✓  We shall maintain an environment that respects diversity and is without discrimination or violation of human rights.
✓  We shall maintain an environment that provides a good work/life balance.
✓  We shall maintain an environment that values teamwork and respect within our team to enhance our productivity.