Akebono Brake Industry Co Ltd

Overview

Akebono Brake Industry Co Ltd (Akebono) is a producer and distributor of automotive components. It offers brakes and related products globally. The company's products are used in various applications such as passenger and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, rail vehicles and industrial machinery. Akebono products include disc brakes, drum brakes, forklifts and brake friction materials for motorcycle manufacturers. The company also offers sensor products including acceleration sensors, angular rate sensors and sensor clusters; and concept brake systems. Its customers include Porsche, GM, Ford, and Mercedes Benz among others. The company operates in North America, Asia and Europe. Akebono is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Key Stats
Address
5-4-71, Higashi, Chuo-ku, HANYU-SHI, Saitama
Headquarters

Japan

Contact

81 48 5601500

No of Employees

6,299

Industry

Automotive

Ticker Symbol & Exchange​

7238 [TYO]

Revenue (2021)

$1,264 m

-30.7% (2021 vs 2020)
Net Income (2021)

$-112 m

-147.8% (2021 vs 2020)
Net Profit Margin

-9 %

-169.1% (2021 vs 2020)
Market Cap *

$243 m

EPS *

$-0.9

  *Note: Ratios based on the share price as of 8-September-2021, in absolute numbers and US$.

Peer Comparison

Key Parameters Akebono Brake Industry Co LtdAisan Industry Co LtdTatsumi Corporation
Key Information
Headquarters Japan Japan Japan
Headquarter City HANYU-SHI OBU-SHI ASHIKAGA-SHI
Headquarter State/Province Saitama Aichi Tochigi
No. of Employees 6,299 8,688 619
Entity Type Public Public Public

Products & Services

Akebono offers automobile parts. The company's key products include the following:

Products
  • Automobile Brakes
  • Motorcycles Brakes
  • Rolling Stock Brakes
  • Vitae Eget Libero
  • Vitae Eget Libero
Key Financial Charts
Sales Growth
Operating Margin
Net Income Growth
EPS (Earnings per Share)
Debt to Equity Ratio
Return on Assets

Employees

Name Position Board Since Age Biography
Takamasa Kurinami Director; Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer Executive Board 2019 67 Mr. Takamasa Kurinami serves as the Executive Vice President, Director and Chief Operating Officer of the company since 2019. Previously,...
Yasuhiro Miyaji Director; Chief Executive Officer; President Executive Board 2019 63 Mr. Yasuhiro Miyaji serves as the President, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company since 2019. Previously, he served...
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History

Year Event Description
2014 Contracts/Agreements In 2014, Akebono and the McLaren Mercedes Formula I team extended their technology partnership agreement.
2014 Corporate Changes/Expansions In 2014, Akebono established a manufacturing subsidiary, in Slovakia in Europe. Also in the same…
2014 Contracts/Agreements In 2014, Akebono Engineering Center, a subsidiary R&D (research and development) center, for foundation brakes…
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Locations


Akebono Advanced Engineering (UK) Ltd.

Address

415 Wharfedale Road, Winnersh Triangle, Wokingham
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 1189 445 100

Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. (Ai-City Headquarters)

Address

5-4-71 Higashi, Hanyu City, Saitama 348 8508
Japan

Telephone

81 48 560 1500

Akebono Brake Mexico S.A. de C.V.

Address

Avenue Mineral de Valenciana 186 Fracc, Industrial Santa Fe II, Guanajuato Puerto Interior
Mexico

Telephone

52 472 748 9116

Akebono Corporation (Guangzhou)

Address

Number 8 Hefeng 1st Street, Yonghe Economic Zone, Guangzhou Development District
China

Telephone

86 20 8298 6818

Akebono Europe GmbH

Address

Auf der Heide 11-13, 65553 Limburg-Dietkirchen
Germany

Telephone

49 6431 7798 510

Akebono Brake Yamagata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Address

161-3 Chuo Kogyo Danchi, Sagae-City, Yamagata 991 0061
Japan

Telephone

81 237 83 1111

Akebono Brake (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Address

700/880 Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate Moo.1, Tambol Panthong Amphur Panthong, Chonburi 20160
Thailand

Telephone

66 38 185 082

PT. Akebono Brake Astra Indonesia

Address

Jl Pegangsaan Dua Blok A1, Kilometer 1, 6 Kelapa Gading
Indonesia

Telephone

62 21 468 30075

Deals

Number of Deals
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Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
18 Jul 2019 Akebono Brake Industry to Raise USD184.2 Million in Private Placement of Class A Shares Equity Offering Japan Industrial Solutions Fund II Akebono Brake Industry Co Ltd
20 Dec 2011 Akebono Brake Industry to acquire 12.5% stake in Akebono Corporation (North America) Acquisition Akebono Brake Industry Co Ltd Akebono Brake Corporation
15 Nov 2010 Akebono Brake may acquire remaining brake operations of Robert Bosch Asset Transaction Akebono Brake Industry Co Ltd Robert Bosch GmbH
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