January 26, 2017


Company: SOURCENEXT Corporation

Noriyuki Matsuda, President and CEO

(Code: 4344 Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section)

Contact: Administration Group

Fumihiko Aoyama, Managing Director

TEL: 03-6254-5231


SOURCENEXT forms Business Alliance with Readdle

(Tokyo, Japan –January 26, 2017) SOURCENEXT Corporation, announced today that they have officially signed contract on January 26, 2017 to form a business alliance with "Readdle Inc." (henceforth referred to as "Readdle"), a software development company. Details of the announcement as below:


1.     Background of Business Alliance

   Readdle is a development company who develop various iOS apps and Mac software such as "PDF Expert for Mac". The "PDF Expert for Mac" is a popular PDF viewing / editing software for Macs which has been awarded the "App of the Year Runner-up 2015" from the "Mac App Store*1".

By taking the highly potential products developed by Readdle, SOURCENEXT aims to collaborate their knowledge and experience in the area of software planning / marketing / development, to bring forth even further growth and new business opportunities for both parties.

*1 An app download service for OS X applications, run by Apple


2.     Details of Business Alliance

   SOURCENEXT will distribute Readdle’s product, "PDF Expert for Mac" in the Japanese region.


3.     Corporate Overview


Corporate Name

Readdle Inc.


Office Location

ADR Building, 13th Floor, Samuel Lewis Avenue and 58th Street, Obarrio, Panama, Republic of Panama.



Igor Zhadanov, CEO


Main Businesses

Development and Sales of PC software



August, 2009





4.     Key Dates


Agency Decision

January 26, 2017


Contract Signing

January 26, 2017


Begin Partnership

February, 2017 (expected date)


5.     Future Forecasts

   Although SOURCENEXT see the financial impact from this partnership to be minimal for the Fiscal Year ending March 2017, they believe that in the long term, this partnership will lead to increased corporate value in the years to come. If any events or issues arise which may affect future business performances, SOURCENEXT shall promptly make notice of such.