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  • Top Message

  • THE ALSOK Group is constantly striving to make substantial contributions toward securing public safety
    We would like to express our appreciation to all of our shareholders for your continued understanding and support.
  • Business Environment
    In the year under review, the general trend toward modest recovery continued in Japan as improvements were seen in corporate business sentiment, investment, and exports as well as the individual consumption, all in the midst of ongoing improvements in the job market and wages.

    Despite the steady recovery, the overseas economy became increasingly opaque as a result of rising geopolitical risks, such as those associated with terrorist attacks and the issues surrounding North Korea, as well as concerns regarding the trend toward sectionalism.

    In regard to public safety in Japan, the number of reported crimes is declining rapidly and has set a new record for post-World War lows each year since 2015, coming to approximately 990,000 in 2016 and was down 7.7% year-on-year in the first half year of 2017. However, there seems to be no end to the issue of crimes that affect people's everyday lives, such as malicious crimes and special-case scams targeting senior citizens and differently abled individuals as well as crimes aimed at women and children. At the same time, the range of risks faced by society is diversifying, now including such threats as natural disasters, cybercrimes, information leaks, and frequently occurring acts of international terrorism. ALSOK thus realizes the need for it to provide a wide range of services that respond to social needs as a company responsible for an important piece of social infrastructure supporting the safety and security of society.
  • Summary of Consolidated Financial Results
    In this environment, based on its policy of "responding accurately to customers' various risks and outsourcing needs", the ALSOK Group continued working to strengthen and expand its mainstay security services operations while also growing businesses in peripheral fields that are highly compatible with security services, such as long-term care and facility management and other building maintenance services. At the same time, we pursued cost reductions through efficiency improvements in security operation divisions realized by having human resources handle a broader range of functions as well as through the consolidation of Guard Centers. We also consult on operational reforms as a Group whole with the aim of improving productivity.

    Due to the above factors, consolidated net sales rose 5.5% year on year, to ¥210,121 million, operating income was up 3.2%, to ¥12,929 million, ordinary income increased 2.5%, to ¥13,813 million, and profit attributable to owners of parent increased 1.3%, to ¥8,056 million.
  • Priority Measures
    As for the security services, we advanced sales of “ALSOK-GV” with “ALSOK Information Providing Service” besides image monitoring, which can browse the attendance information and remotely operate equipment on the Web, as well as security camera and access control. We work for the aim to support the growing needs for applicable facility management and attendance management against a background of work style reform and correction of long working hours.

    As for the services for the elderly, besides the sales promotion of "Mimamori Support(emergency alert service)" , we launched services related to the “Mimamori Tag”, which is a measure used for loitering elderly with dementia.

    Concerning the general property management and fire protection services, from the increasing needs of fire prevention and disaster mitigation, we promoted the sales of emergency supplies and fire distinguishing equipment such as residential fire alarms. As for long-term care services, we worked on the efficiency and the improvement for occupancy rate of nursing care facilities.

    In regard to M&A, we made an effort to the enhancement of the business domain, by acquiring “ALSOK KANTO DELIVERY CO., LTD.” which operates transportation security services, and “Keihanshin Security Services Co., Ltd.” to affiliated company accounted for by the equity method which operates stationed security services, transportation security services, and building management.
  • Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2018
    In the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, the ALSOK Group forecasts net sales of ¥440,000 million, up 6.4% year on year; operating income of ¥33,400 million, up 17.5%; ordinary income of ¥35,000 million, up 15.5%; and profit attributable to owners of parent of ¥21,500 million, up 17.3%, results that will be achieved through the implementation of initiatives such as those described above.

    December 2017