History

Grant Thornton Yamada & Partners Yamada Consulting
Group Co., Ltd.
Former Yusei Audit & Co.
April
1981

Office of Certified Public Accountant/Licensed Tax Accountant Junichiro Yamada opens in Kanda Sudacho, Tokyo

office opens

Began with two employees. Moved once every two years or so in the early years in search of better working environments for employees, and stressed employee training from the start.

1984

Relocated to Uchikanda

1986

Relocated to Otowa, Bunkyo Ward

1988

Relocated to Nihonbashihoncho

Nihonbashi Uchiyama Building

Nihonbashi Uchiyama Building (1988-July 1991)

July
1989
Tokyo Financial Planners Co., Ltd. established
1991

Expansion of business domains

Published books and held training programs with each change to the taxation system.
Published 10 or so separate books per year.

Expansion of business domains
July

Relocated to Kanda-Konyacho

Kanda System Building

Kanda System Building (July 1991-June 1995)

June
1995

Head office relocated to Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku Ward

Shinjuku S-Tec Building

Shinjuku S-Tec Building (June 1995-July 2003)

November
1997
TFP Venture Capital Co., Ltd. (now Yamada Consulting Group Co., Ltd.) established
Number of employees in Group surpasses 100
April
1999
Section of company spun off to establish Yusei Audit & Co.
August Yusei Consulting Co., Ltd. (now Y&P Consulting Co., Ltd.) established
October
2000

Group organization accelerates

This was a time when all members of the organization worked together to take on new challenges and overcome barriers. As the organization's culture spread, we made progress on building the Group. Our ties as an organization strengthened as a result of everybody working together based on shared fundamental principles.

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Some company events

Group member company Tokyo Financial Planners Co., Ltd. listed its shares on NASDAQ Japan (now JASDAQ) listed on NASDAQ Japan
April
2002

Reorganized into Certified Public Tax Accountants' Co.

reorganization

Party commemorating incorporation

Yamada & Partners Consulting Co., Ltd. (YPC) established

August
2003

Relocated to Shinjuku First West

Shinjuku First West

Shinjuku First West (August 2003-November 2010)

January
2005
Opened Nagoya Office
January
2007
Opened Kansai Office (now Osaka Office)
Number of employees in Group surpasses 500
August
2008

Shigehisa Miyake succeeds Junichiro Yamada as Managing Representative Partner

Managing Representative Partner
January
2009
Yamada & Partners Accounting Co., Ltd. (YPA) established
November
2010

Head office relocated to Marunouchi, Chiyoda Ward

Marunouchi Trust Tower, N Bldg.

Marunouchi Trust Tower, N Bldg. (since January 2010)

December Opened Fukuoka Office
January
2011
Entered business alliance with Crowe Horwath International
April Opened Yamada & Partners Consulting Singapore Branch
June
2012
Opened Tohoku Office
(now Sendai Office)
November Opened Sapporo Office
December
2013
Yamada & Partners Consulting subsidiary established in Shanghai, China
January
2014
Opened Kyoto Office
April Number of employees in Group surpasses 1000
September Yamada & Partners Consulting subsidiary established in Vietnam
November Opened Kanazawa Office
Opened Shizuoka Office
Opened Hiroshima Office
November
2015
Opened Kobe Office
December Tokyo Office of entire Group organization
relocated/consolidated (Marunouchi Trust Tower, N Bldg.)
July
2016
Opened Yokohama Office
September Number of employees in Group surpasses 1500
October Opened North Kanto Office (Omiya)
July
2017
Opened Morioka Office
November Opened Niigata Office
December Yamada & Partners Consulting Subsidiaries established in the United States (Los Angeles, New York)
April
2018
Opened Takamatsu Office

Network

Grant Thornton Yamada & Partners operates 16 facilities in Japan and 5 facilities overseas.

July
2018

International network updated from BKR International to Grant Thornton International

Merger with Taiyo Audit Corp.

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