April The Bank commences the Third Medium-Term Management Plan March ATM Partnerships expand to include AEON Bank ATMs and Station ATM "Patsat"
November Launched "Shinsei Bank Smart Card Loan Plus," a new card loan service October Awarded first place in the 11th "Nikkei Retail Strength Survey" conducted by the Nikkei Commenced full scale operations of Nippon Wealth Limited, a Restricted Licence Bank, a new wealth management financial institution for individual customers in Hong Kong September Concluded an overseas investor inbound investment business alliance agreement with URLinkage Co., Ltd. July Japan Senior Living Partners Co., Ltd., listed on the real estate investment trust securities market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. Launched "Overseas Prepaid Card GAICA" Launched a remote sign language translation service at Shinsei Financial Centers May Acquired real estate nonrecourse loan portfolio from GE Japan Corporation Japan Senior Living Partners Co., Ltd. established a REIT investment company specializing in healthcare facilities Shinsei Property Finance entered business alliances with Tokyu Livable and Tokyu Housing Lease Corporation to offer housing loans to overseas investors April Nippon Wealth Limited, a Restricted Licence Bank acquired a banking business license from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority Expanded T Point Program for comprehensive PowerFlex account customers Added the "TOKYU Group Plan" as part of "PowerSmart Home Mortgage Anshin Pack W" services, increasing the services available to customers March Arranged project financing for a mega solar project in Himeji-shi, Hyogo Prefecture Arranged a syndicated loan for a wood biomass power generation business in Akita-shi, Akita Prefecture Participated as a strategic investor in "AIGF," an ASEAN region focused private equity fund February Shinsei Bank’s Annual Report 2014 awarded an award for Excellence in the "17th Nikkei Annual Report Awards" Made an equity investment in the "Kansai Science City ATR-Venture NVCC Investment Partnership" January Entered a business alliance with RHB Bank Berhad, a commercial bank in Malaysia Arranged project financing for a mega solar project in Mukawa-cho, Hokkaido "PowerSmart Home Mortgage Loan Anshin Pack W" awarded the Nikkei Veritas Award in "2014 Nikkei Superior Products and Services Awards"
December Issued Second Series of Unsecured Corporate Bonds (with Inter-Bond Pari-Passu Clause) October Arranged project financing for a mega solar plant in Kawasaki-machi, Tagawa-gun, Fukuoka Prefecture Started home mortgage campaign to support reconstruction efforts following the Great East Japan Earthquake September Arranged project finance for mega solar projects in Hikari-shi, Yamaguchi Prefecture July Arranged project finance for mega solar projects in Atsuma-cho, Hokkaido Arranged project finance for mega solar projects in Nasushiobara-shi, Tochigi Prefecture Issued terms for First Series of Unsecured Corporate Bonds (with Inter-Bond Pari Passu Clause) May Launched NISA Plus, an investment trust application program April Established Japan Senior Living Partners Co., Ltd, a REIT asset management company aimed at founding a healthcare REIT Arranged project finance for mega solar projects in seven locations in Japan utilizing trust schemes Extended new line of credit to wind power plant operation project in Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture Terminated new loan transactions that utilize the long-term prime rate as the base rate March Entered into business alliance with Military Commercial Joint-Stock Bank, a major private commercial bank in Vietnam Concluded a business alliance agreement concerning business development support for small- and medium-sized enterprises entering into countries belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with Forval Corporation Launched account opening application for smartphones Entered business partnership agreement on business succession support with Shinkin Central Bank Participated in business revitalization support project using a debt-equity swap by Japan Finance Corporation February Reached agreement to conclude the indemnity for losses on interest repayment with GE Japan Corporation Commenced smartphone banking services through Shinsei PowerDirect Arranged project finance for mega solar business in Kokonoemachi, Kusu-gun, Oita Prefecture January Launched "PowerSmart Home Mortgage Anshin Pack W"
December Issued Sixth Series of Unsecured Callable Subordinated Bonds to Retail Investors November Arranged project finance for mega solar business in Kikugawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture October Entered ATM partnerships with "VIEW ALTTE" ATM, operated by East Japan Railway Company, and major convenience store chains such as LAWSON and FamilyMart Invested in Private Finance Initiative Promotion of Japan (public-private infrastructure fund) September Participated in a syndicated loan to a wood biomass power generation and wood pellet manufacturing business August Arranged project financing for a mega solar project in Koshimizu, Shari District, Hokkaido Prefecture Relocated the Osaka Branch in order to enhance business functions July Initiated a pilot project aimed at discovering and nurturing "Innovators" in collaboration with Nomura Research Institute, Inc. Formed Shinsei Principal Investments Group Formed a business alliance with Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. to award T Points to users of Shinsei Bank's financial services June Changed Shinsei Step Up Program to further improve convenience for the Shinsei Bank Group's unsecured card loan and credit card customers May Issued unsecured callable subordinated bonds to retail investors in Japan Arranged project finance for the construction of large-scale solar power plants in Mito city and Shirosato town in Ibaraki prefecture April Provided non-recourse loan for special purpose company set up by Singapore-based Healthway Medical Development to purchase healthcare facilities in Japan
November Provided non-recourse loan for construction of lodgings for post-earthquake reconstruction workers in Miyagi Prefecture October Issued Fourth Series of Unsecured Callable Subordinated Bonds Invested in Fukushima Growth Industry Development Fund September Balance of PowerSmart Home Mortgages exceeded one trillion yen July Established venture fund targeting mobile entertainment companies with gumi Inc. April Added "Shinsei APLUS Gold Card" and "Shinsei APLUS Card" to credit card line-up March Established VBI Promotion Division in the Institutional Group
October Commenced unsecured personal card loan service under the Lake brand September Assisted The Daito Bank, Ltd. in arranging its first syndicated loan March 718 billion yen capital raising through international share offering January Operations begin at new head office
November Announced business alliance with YES BANK LIMITED in Japan-India cross-border M&A business June Moved a "Company with Board of Statutory Auditors" board model
June Launched Two Weeks Maturity Deposit Opened first Shinsei Consulting Spots (8 in FY2009 including Nishinomiya Kitaguchi, Kamakura and Tsudanuma Consulting Spots) March Concluded tender offer for the shares of common stock of SHINKI Co., Ltd. January Launched Shinsei Step Up Program
September Acquired GE Consumer Finance Co. Ltd. February Completed a tender offer bid for the Bank's common shares and a third-party allotment of new common shares of the Bank to the investor group led by J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC and affiliates January Reached a mutual agreement with Seven Bank, Ltd. to share sales channels and develop products and services together
December Acquired a controlling interest in SHINKI Co., Ltd. April Achieved two million retail accounts
July Commenced resolution of public funds
May Commenced operations of Shinsei International Limited March Acquire a controlling interest in Showa Leasing Co., Ltd.
September Acquire a controlling interest in APLUS Co., Ltd. May Open Shinsei Financial Center-Ginza, Tokyo April Convert the Bank's long-term credit bank charter to an ordinary bank charter February Listed Bank's common stock on First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
April Operations of Shinsei Investment Management (SIM) Co., Ltd. commenced
May Commencement of operations by Shinsei Securities Co., Ltd.
June Name changed from The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan, Limited, to Shinsei Bank, Limited March New bank launched and new Board of Directors and management appointed