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Support and Independence

Sufficient support system and strong independence

Nippon Healthcare Investment Corporation (NHI) is Japan’s first REIT specializing in healthcare facilities, and a thorough support system is laid out by professionals in finance, healthcare and other fields for the REIT’s asset management. Furthermore, NHIs asset management company is able to establish cooperative relations with a wide range of operators as it is very independent with no participation of operator group.

Support and Independence

Support of Daiwa Securities Group

Significance of the management of Nippon Healthcare Investment Corporation in the Daiwa Securities Group’s corporate philosophy

One aspect of the Daiwa Securities Group’s corporate philosophy is “contribution to society,” and the following two important issues in CSR (corporate social responsibility) are established for the realization of this corporate philosophy. The formation and management of Nippon Healthcare Investment Corporation in line with this corporate philosophy and the important issues.

Support of Daiwa Securities Group

Same boat investment by the Daiwa Securities Group

As part of its CSR strategy, it is the Daiwa Securities Group’s policy to offer sufficient support for Nippon Healthcare Investment Corporation (NHI)’s listing and growth strategy after listing on an ongoing basis. The ownership of NHI’s investment units (same boat investment) is therefore in line with this policy.

Daiwa Securities Group’s
ownership ratio of the Investment
Corporation’s investment units
Ownership of about 10% of
outstanding investment units after listing(Note)

AIP Healthcare Japan’s support

Support system of AIP Healthcare Japan

The Asset Management Company has concluded an advisory agreement with AIP Healthcare Japan for the asset management of Nippon Healthcare Investment Corporation (NHI). AIP Healthcare Japan has an extensive track record on its investment in the healthcare sector (hospitals and nursing care facilities) as well as knowledge for the investment management of healthcare facilities and the selection of operators. It also plans to assist the future stable external growth of NHI through the formation of a private placement fund (feeder fund) whose main purpose will be to sell healthcare facilities to NHI.

Strengths of AIP Healthcare Japan

Efforts on social contribution as a leader in the healthcare investment sector

Began investment strategy focused on the healthcare sector (hospitals and nursing care facilities) in 2001; Began investment specialized in private nursing homes and other facilities for the elderly in 2008
Actively carrying out advocacy activities domestically and abroad concerning the state of the healthcare investment sector as an industry pioneer, targeting private nursing homes and other facilities for the elderly, financial institutions, parties involved in the real estate sector, authorities, etc.
Joined the Council of Senior Housing Industry Executives in August 2014 after contribution to the healthcare sector was recognized

Extensive track record in investment in the healthcare sector

Establishing good relations with operators with ample track record in healthcare facility management through its own investment track record for hospital revitalization projects (11 projects) as well as private nursing homes and other facilities for the elderly (19 facilities)

・ Number of healthcare assets owned

Strengths in finding projects and managing assets

Receives information on many properties such as from operators with whom good relations are established; Involved in numerous healthcare facility related transactions backed by a more than 10 year track record in transactions
Establishing good relations with financial institutions, etc. providing nonrecourse loans for healthcare facilities, through workshops and collaborations for specific projects
Providing advice to operators, which become business partners, concerning the strengthening of facility management as well as management strategies
Has its own standards regarding the selection of operators and terms of lease agreements which was established based on its past experience in investment and management; Possesses knowledge and know-how for asset management in the healthcare sector

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