Benesse Holdings, Inc. is a holding company engaged in the provision of education services. The Company operates in six segments. The Domestic Education segment operates personal coaching schools and private preparatory schools, and provides home-study courses, practice tests for university entrance exams and English proficiency exams. The Overseas Education segment provides Internet education services for children overseas. The Life segment is engaged in the publishing, the online sales, and the provision of foodstuff home-delivery services. The Senior and Care segment operates old age homes and provides home nursing care services, nursing training and staffing services. The Language and Global Human Resource Education segment offers language education and translation services. The Others segment provides telemarketing and information processing services, as well as develops and sells systems. On March 21, 2012, the Company became UP INC.'s parent company.