Private Equity In Japan: Announcement by Japanese Management Companies

April 2, 2018
by Investment in Japan

Private Equity

>INCJ’s announcement

growth funding in ExaWizards. INCJ will contribute to the solution of social issues epitomized by highly-aged societies, by promoting collaboration between ExaWizards and both industry and government sectors. ExaWizards raised JPY890 million Series A founding led by INCJ with 7 companies.


>Unison Capital’s announcement

It is with great pleasure to announce that on March 30, 2018, Unison Capital Partners IV, LPS and Unison Capital Partners IV(F), L.P. (collectively, “Unison”) have acquired Sukesan Co., Ltd. (“Sukesan”).
Sukesan operates 42 Udon noodle restaurants under the “Sukesan Udon” brand as a local specialty, mainly in Kitakyushu City of Fukuoka Prefecture in Japan. Since its first restaurant opened in 1976, Sukesan’s store footprint has grown steadily.


>Phronesis Partners’ announcement

New Paradigm Fund No.1 Investment Limited Partnership is pleased to announce its equity participation in FLAVA Inc. The equity participation will be made through GB1 Co., Ltd. Which is fully owned be the Fund. Phronesis Partners Co., Ltd. Is providing consulting services to the General Partner of the Fund.