Benesse Holdings, Inc. is a holding company engaged in the provision of education services. The Company operates in six segments. Domestic Education segment operates personal coaching schools and private preparatory schools, and provides practice tests for university entrance exams and English proficiency exams. Overseas Education segment provides correspondence education services for children overseas. Life segment is engaged in the publishing, the online sales, and the provision of foodstuff home-delivery services. Senior and Care segment operates old age homes and provides home nursing care services, nursing training and nursery management, as well as staffing services. Language and Global Human Resource Education segment offers language education and translation services. Others segment provides telemarketing and information processing services, as well as develops and sells systems. As of March 31, 2014, the Company had 37 subsidiaries and four associated companies.