Business Archives Online is a collection of in-depth analysis of business activities in modern Japan, covering 215 000 records on more than 14 000 companies.
The database consists of three blocks:
• Financial reports Part 1 (1877-1950) contains financial statements and company annual reports from the 19th century up to 1950 at which point the commercial law of Japan was amended. It collects 16000 records, 1.6 million images on 9000 companies including articles of associations and list of shareholders.
• Financial reports Part 2 (1961-1985) is a collection of over 53 000 documents 1540 000 images on 2400 companies, containing financial reports released by businesses from the First Sector and the Second Sector of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
• Prospectus (1948-1990) is a collection of 4700 records, 100 000 images on 2000 companies, detailing future projects and their prospects along with comparative financial statements spanning over several accounting periods.
Access options include purchase:
• Full database
• Individual blocks In addition to the database purchase price, an annual platform service fee is applied.