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Culture Entertainment Co., Ltd. Culture Entertainment raises funds from SMBC Capital Partners

Culture Entertainment Co., Ltd.
Culture Entertainment raises funds from SMBC Capital Partners ……
On March 28, Culture Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Headquarters:
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, President and Executive Officer: Kazuo Nakanishi; hereinafter referred to as “Culture Entertainment”) announced that SMBC Capital Partners Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director and President: Kaoru Oishi (hereinafter referred to as “SMBCCP”) managed and operated SMBCCP Investment Business Limited Liability Partnership No. 1 through a third-party allotment of capital, raising
approximately 4.8 billion yen. I would like to inform you that.
[Image:×874.jpg] Culture Entertainment is a corporate group of over 20 companies engaged in the planning and production of a wide range of
entertainment content, including video, music, publishing, and goods. In March 2022, “Drive My Car,” which we planned and produced as co-manager, won the 94th Academy Award(R) for Best International Feature Film, and we have achieved numerous achievements in the entertainment content field. . In addition, group companies such as Tokuma Shoten and Shufunotomosha publish books and comics, engage in the media business, turn popular IP (intellectual property) into merchandise, and plan and manage music festivals, all while providing entertainment that is close to people’s lives. In addition to promoting a media mix, we are accelerating the development of content that is in line with changes in the times and consumer behavior, such as the digitalization of content and media.
At our company, we consider the business strategy of the entire group from a bird’s-eye view, and are working to build a system that plans and executes cross-sectional strategies (media mix strategy) between each business and subsidiary, with a particular focus on IP. Furthermore, by concentrating management resources on areas such as “IP creation/media mix,” “digital,” and “overseas strategy,” we aim to achieve long-term growth as an entertainment company that brings excitement and joy to people. We have a strategy in place.
This financing will not only strengthen our financial soundness for stable and sustainable management, but also support investments such as M&A in companies with IP creation, content planning and development capabilities, and technology in the entertainment field. We will continue to work towards further business expansion.
About Culture Entertainment
Culture Entertainment Group was established in 2014 as a content provider that plans and produces entertainment content. We work in a wide range of business fields, including video, publishing, media, music, and IP products, delivering high-quality entertainment and maximizing content value and business by promoting a media mix.
Address: Meguro Central Square 6F, 3-1-1 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Representative: Kazuo Nakanishi, Representative Director, President and Executive Officer
Established: December 2014
Capital: 1,484 million yen (including capital reserves)
Business content: Planning and production of IP in the entertainment and lifestyle fields such as video, publishing, and music.
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