Basic Information about KONAMI

Updated date May 30, 2016

History of KONAMI

Q. When was KONAMI founded?

A. KONAMI was founded in March 1969 as a jukebox retail and repair business in Toyonaka City, Osaka, Japan by Kagemasa Kozuki, the still-current Representative Director.

Q. When was KONAMI established?

A. KONAMI was established as Konami Industries Co., Ltd. (currently KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION) in March 1973.

Q. When was the initial listing of KONAMI shares on the stock exchange?

A. It was first listed on the second section of the Osaka Securities Exchange in October 1984.

Q. On what stock exchanges is KONAMI currently listed?

A. KONAMI is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange.

Q. When was KONAMI shares listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange?

A. It was listed in August 1988.

Q. When was KONAMI listed on the London Stock Exchange?

A. It was listed in September 1999.

Stock, Dividend and Returns

Q. What is the security code of KONAMI?

A. The security code is 9766 (Tokyo Stock Exchange).

Q. What is the ADR (American Depositary Receipt) ticker symbol?

A. The ticker symbol is KNM.

Q. What is the number of outstanding shares?

A. As of March 31, 2016, the number of shares outstanding is 143,500,000 (including 8,258,617 shares of treasury stock).

Q. How do I contact KONAMI's transfer agent?

A. Our transfer agent is Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited. They can help with a variety of shareholder-related services. The contact details are as follows:

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
Stock Transfer Agency Department
2-8-4 Izumi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 168-0063, Japan
Toll Free: 0120-782-031(available within Japan)
Web site: (in Japanese)

Depositary and Transfer Agent for American Depositary Receipts:
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
4 New York Plaza, Floor 12, New York, NY 10004, U.S.A.

ADR Holder Contact:
JPMorgan Service Center

Telephone Inquiries

Toll-free U.S. & Canada 1-800-990-1135
Outside U.S. 1-651-453-2128
An automated IVR system is available 24 hours / 7 days a week.
Representatives are available 8:00 am to 8:00 pm EST weekdays.

Internet URL
Visit and go to the Shareholder Services page.

Mail for regular correspondence
P.O. Box 64504, St. Paul, MN 55164-0504, U.S.A. 

Q.When is the dividend record date?

A. Year-end cash dividends are at the end of March and interim dividends are at the end of September each year.

Q. How much is KONAMI's annual dividend?

A.Our expected annual dividend for FY2017 is JPY34 per share (Interim dividend(expected): JPY17, Year-end dividend(expected): JPY17).


Q. When is KONAMI's fiscal year end?

A. It is on March 31.

Q. Where can I find the latest financial information?

A. Please visit our website for Presentation Materials.

Q. When is the next earnings release?

A. Please refer to the Investor Relations Calendar for upcoming earnings announcements and schedules.