Nintendo Co. Ltd's Company Earnings Report on 9/30 revealed a very
promising expansion of operations. In the worldwide operating
chapters section, Nintendo lists its international divisions, subsidiaries,
and affiliates. The company now has a total of twenty six
subsidiaries and fifteen affiliates. Noticeable changes include the
addition of Brownie Brown, Nintendo Software Canada, and Nd Cube to
Nintendo's majority owned in-house operations. Brownie Brown stands
out as the most promising of new assets. The company will bring the
RPG genre to Nintendo's software offerings in future years. The section
reads as follows (make sure to take note of the key at bottom):
Nintendo Company Ltd. and its
related chapters and companies, which are composed of the Company,
twenty-six subsidiaries and fifteen affiliates as of September 30,
2001, operate manufacturing and sales of electronic entertainment
products as a major business.
Distributor – International Headquarters
(a) Nintendo of America Inc.
(a) Nintendo of Canada Ltd.
(a) Nintendo of Europe GmbH
(a) Nintendo of France S.A.R.L
(a) Nintendo of Benelux B.V
(a) Nintendo of Espana, S.A
(a) Nintendo of Australia Pty. Ltd.
(a) Nintendo of Phuten Co., Ltd.
Market Research etc.
(a) NES Merchandising Inc.
(a) NHR Inc.
(a) HFI Inc.
(a) Nintendo Services USA Inc.
(a) Pokemon USA Inc.
(d) The Pokemon Company
Electronic Registration of Service Merchandise etc.
(a) SiRAS.com Inc.
(a) Nintendo Services Ltd.
Management of Game Creator etc.
(a) warpstar Co., Ltd.
(c) Fukuei Co., Ltd.
(d) Marigul Management Inc.
(d) MGM Fund Inc.
(e) Randnet DD Co., Ltd.
Software & Technology Development
(a) Nd Cube Co., Ltd.
(a) Nintendo Technology Development Inc.
(a) Nintendo Software Technology Corporation
(a) Nintendo Software Canada Inc.
(a) Brownie Brown Co., Ltd.
(a) Rare Acquisition Inc. / Rare Toys & Games Inc.
(b) A/N Software Inc.
(d) HAL Laboratory Inc.
(d) MONEGI Co., Ltd.
(d) Mobile 21 Co., Ltd.
(d) Rareware Limited
(d) Left Field Productions Inc.
(d) Retro Studios Inc.
(d) Silicon Knights Ltd.
(d) iKuni Inc.
(d) Ape Inc.
(e) Midway / Nintendo Inc.
Key Terms & Company Breakdown
(a) Consolidated subsidiaries -- 24
(b) Non-consolidated subsidiaries -- 1
(c) Non-consolidated subsidiaries without equity method – 1
(d) Affiliate companies with equity method -- 13
(e) Affiliate companies without equity method – 2
Total Subsidiaries -- 26
Total Affiliates -- 15
Subsidiary companies are the equal of Nintendo created and
controlled official chapters and sub-divisions. Affiliates are the
equal of externally created, acquisitioned partners and funded