HC Picks 296

January 6, 2021
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : December 30, 2020 – January 5, 2021

Category :[Business] [Market]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Carlyle to invest $970m in Japan testing equipment maker Rigaku

 > “Quite a big investment for a Japanese private equity. Shall see more activities in the private space.”

● Japan to step up support for ‘food tech’

 > “Looks healthy, but why beans need to be shown as meats?”

● Mitsubishi Pairs With Aleph to Sell Lab-Grown Beef in Japan

 > “These two articles are telling different stories. Which is more natural and healthy?”


● How Japan can truly reinvent itself as a global financial hub

 > “This is quite an extreme opinion, but might be interesting to read.”

● Japan’s Bond Dependency Ratio Rises to 64.1%

 > “Only available backed by ample savings.”

● These Are the Winners and Losers in Japan’s 2020 Stock Market

 > “A summary of Japanese stock market”