Electronic Voting Platform


Update : Feb. 02, 2015


In the Japanese stock market, cross-holding of shares among listed companies has been rapidly dissolved and foreign investors and institutional investors have increased their stock holdings. Furthermore, institutional investors have become more active in voting at shareholders meetings of companies in which they invest. Therefore, the need to foster an environment where institutional and foreign investors can exercise voting rights properly has increased.

Under such circumstances, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. and Japan Securities Dealers Association have established an "Electronic Voting Platform for Foreign and Institutional Investors," and started operation of the platform from companies with 2005 December year-end. Currently 400 companies have already agreed to participate in the platform.

About Platform

Development of Electronic Voting Platform PDF

About ICJ, Inc.

"Joint Venture Established to Operate Electronic Voting Platform for Institutional Investors" (Press Release dated July 2, 2004) PDF
"Background for Establishing Electronic Voting Platform for Institutional Investors" (Attachment for Press Release dated July 2, 2004) PDF

Tokyo Stock Exchange ICJ Index

The "Tokyo Stock Exchange ICJ Index" is comprised of TSE-listed issues that participate in the "Online Proxy Voting Platform" operated by ICJ Incorporated.

Tokyo Stock Exchange ICJ index (updated on the first business day of each month) Excel
Overview PDF


Publicity Article - "Global Custodian" (2004) Spring PDF

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