Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. is a company engaged in the think tank consulting business and information technology (IT) business. The Think Tank Consulting segment provides research, analysis, project appraisal, planning and related consulting and other services in the fields of social and public policy, science and technology policy, economic and industrial policy and operation consulting. The Information Technology (IT) Solution segment is engaged in the provision of support services to IT operation for company clients, including IT consulting services, software development services, system machinery-related services, core system outsourcing services and business process outsourcing (BPO) services. As of September 30, 2012, the Company had 10 subsidiaries and five associated companies. On May 23, 2013, the Company acquired 100% stake of a Tokyo-based company.