Disclaimer

Cautionary Statement with Respect to Forward-Looking Statements

This website contains forward-looking statements that reflect our plans and expectations. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance, achievements or financial position to be materially different from any future results, performance, achievements or financial position expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to:

  • changes in economic conditions, market demand, and the competitive environment affecting Japan, Asia and other markets in which we operate;
  • our reliance on digital and information technology, including with respect to the handling of nursing care, medical care and other client information and operation of our online community services;
  • inability to effectively execute our M&A/business alliance and overseas expansion strategies;
  • changes in the laws, regulations and government policies in the markets in which we operate, particularly relating to employment placement, nursing care and medical care;
  • any damage to our brand image;
  • risk of infringing intellectual property rights;
  • fluctuations in currency exchange rates, particularly with respect to the value of the Japanese yen, the US dollar, the Singapore dollar, the Hong Kong dollar and the Australian dollar;
  • risk of impairment losses, particularly with respect to goodwill recognized in connection of our acquisition of a 60% interest in Medica Asia (Holdco) Limited in October, 2015.

A discussion of these and other factors which may affect our actual results, performance, achievements or financial position is described in “Business Risks” contained in this website.

We do not intend, and disclaim any duty, to update or revise any forward-looking statements contained in this website to reflect new information, future events or otherwise. We caution you not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements contained in this website.