|Name of shareholder||Number of share held
(Thousands of shares)
|Percentage of Shares held|
|The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust account)||12,104||7.08％|
|Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd.(Trust account)||7,562||4.42％|
|Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.||6,492||3.80％|
|Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (Retirement benefit trust (Mizuho Bank Account))||4,957||2.90％|
|Matsusho Co., Ltd.||3,417||2.00％|
|Mizuho Bank, Ltd.||2,186||1.28％|
|Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd.(Trust account 5)||2,119||1.24％|
|STATE STREET BANK WEST CLIENT - TREATY 505234||2,043||1.19％|
|Mr. Teruo Nakamura||2,031||1.19％|
Distribution of Ownership Among Shareholders (As of March 31, 2021)
1. Kyoshinkai is a shareholding association whose members are Yakult sales companies, which are our business partners.
In addition to the above, the Company holds 10,551 thousands（6.17%） of its own shares.
2. Mr. Teruo Nakamura passed away on December 27, 2020, but he is listed as a shareholder of record because it has not been finished transfer of shares.