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Notification regarding Booking of Deferred Tax Assets and Revision of Consolidated Full-year Earnings Forecasts

Sansan, Inc. (the “Company”) announces today that it will book the following deferred tax assets in the financial results for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2020 (“FY2019”).
The Company would like to advise that the consolidated full-year earnings forecasts for FY2019, announced on April 13, 2020, have been revised, as set out below. The forecast for profit attributable to owners of parent had previously remained undisclosed, as the Company had been carefully scrutinizing the forecast figures.

1. Booking of Deferred Tax Assets

As a result of careful consideration of the recoverability of deferred tax assets based on FY2019, future performance trends and other factors, the Company has decided to book deferred tax assets of ¥145 million for FY2019. As a result, it is expected that the corporate tax adjustment amount (- denotes profit) will be recorded as -¥145 million yen in FY2019.

2. Revised Consolidated Full-year Earnings Forecasts for FY2019

Net sales Operating
profit
Ordinary
Profit
Profit
attributable
to owners of
parent
Basic
earnings per
share
Previous forecasts (a) Millions of yen
13,221
Millions of yen
591
Millions of yen
485
Millions of yen
Yen
Revised forecasts (b) 13,362 757 435 339 10.96
Variance (b-a) 141 166 -50
% change (b/a) 1.1 28.1 -10.3
(For reference)
Results for FY2018
10,206 -849 -891 -945 -40.42

3. Reason for the Revision

Since the Sansan Business and the Eight Business have performed well, net sales and operating profit are expected to exceed the previously announced values. Ordinary profit is expected to fall below the previously announced value, as loss on cancellation of rental contracts charges of ¥187 million will be recorded as non-operating expenses, as was announced on May 29, 2020. Profit attributable to owners of parent had previously remained undisclosed but, as stated in 1. above, we have newly disclosed this figure because we were able to scrutinize the forecast figures for the amount of deferred tax assets recorded and the corporate tax adjustment amount.

* Forward-looking statements, including the consolidated forecasts stated in these materials, are based on information currently available to the Company and certain assumptions deemed reasonable. Results may differ materially from the consolidated forecasts due to various factors.