AIFUL Corp. engages in the consumer finance, mortgage loan, guaranteed loan and real estate business. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Financial and Others. The Financial segment is engaged in the provision of small-lot uncollateralized loan for general consumers, mortgage collateral, business loan for individual operators, credit guarantee, as well as the collection and management of debts, among others. The Others segment is involved in the development, investment and nurture of venture companies. The company was founded by Yoshitaka Fukuda in April 1967 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.