top of page
  • Writer's pictureAtlas Recruitment K.K.

Recent News: Updates from Japan's Investment Markets, May, 2024


Welcome to the May 2024 edition of Recent News. In this monthly roundup, we curate key news articles that highlight significant developments, trends, and opportunities in Japan's Private Equity, Real Estate and Investment Management Markets.



 


The Growing Importance of Osaka and Nagoya in Japan's Property Market

Osaka and Nagoya are emerging as significant players in Japan's property market. This article highlights the robust infrastructure developments and increasing foreign investment that are driving the growth of these regions.

Read the full article: Link to the article


Former Carlyle Exec's New Japan Fund Puts Engagement Over Activism

A former executive from Carlyle has launched a new Japan fund that emphasizes engagement over traditional activism, aiming to foster stronger relationships between investors and management teams. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


EQT Private Capital Asia’s Mid-Market Growth Fund Closes at More Than Double Its Target Size, Raising USD 1.6 Billion in Total Fund Commitments

EQT Private Capital Asia has closed its Mid-Market Growth Fund at over double its target size, securing USD 1.6 billion in commitments, reflecting strong investor confidence in Asia’s mid-market growth potential. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Private Credit Chases Japan's Trillions as Inflation Spurs Shift

This article explores how private credit is pursuing opportunities in Japan's vast financial market, driven by inflation and shifting investment dynamics. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Exploring Japan's Evolving Investment Landscape: Opportunities For Asset Managers

Japan's investment landscape is evolving, presenting new opportunities for asset managers. The article discusses market dynamics, regulatory reforms, and shifts in investor preferences. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


ESR to Develop 60MW Data Center in Central Tokyo

ESR is set to develop a 60MW data center in central Tokyo, highlighting the growing demand for data infrastructure in Japan. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


PAG Raises $550 mln for Asia Renewable Energy Fund, Investors Include Mubadala

PAG has raised $550 million for its Asia Renewable Energy Fund, with notable investors like Mubadala participating, indicating strong interest in renewable energy investments in the region. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Franklin Templeton Wants to Be Big in Japan

Franklin Templeton is making strategic moves to expand its presence in Japan, aiming to become a significant player in the Japanese investment market.

Read the full article: Link to the article


Bain Capital to Boost Japan Real Estate Team as Prospects Grow

Bain Capital is enhancing its Japan real estate team in response to growing market opportunities, signaling confidence in the Japanese real estate sector.

Read the full article: Link to the article


Carlyle Group Raises $2.8 bln in Largest Japan-Focused Buyout Fund

Carlyle Group has raised $2.8 billion for its largest Japan-focused buyout fund, reflecting strong investor interest in Japanese buyout opportunities.

Read the full article: Link to the article


Seeking Stable Income, Japan's Nomura Returns to Private Equity

Nomura is returning to private equity as it seeks stable income sources, marking a strategic shift in its investment approach.

Read the full article: Link to the article


Fortress Buying Kyusyu Resort From Game Maker as Japan Hotel Deals Continue

Fortress Investment Group is acquiring a Kyushu resort from a game maker, highlighting ongoing activity in Japan's hotel market. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


GIC Chooses SC Capital-Sponsored J-REIT as Preferred Bidder for Fukuoka Hotel

GIC has selected an SC Capital-sponsored J-REIT as the preferred bidder for a Fukuoka hotel, indicating strong institutional interest in Japan's hospitality sector. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Star Asia Group to Acquire 100% of Minacia Co. Ltd, a Leading Domestic Hotel Operator

Star Asia Group is set to acquire Minacia Co. Ltd, enhancing its portfolio with a leading domestic hotel operator in Japan. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


CVC Is Said to Seek $3 Billion Valuation for Japan’s FineToday

CVC Capital Partners is reportedly seeking a $3 billion valuation for FineToday, showcasing the firm's ambitious growth plans in Japan. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Ichigo Office REIT Selling Greater Tokyo Buildings as Earnings View Brightens

Ichigo Office REIT is selling office buildings in Greater Tokyo as its earnings outlook improves, reflecting strategic portfolio adjustments. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Hines Acquires Two Office and Logistics Properties in Tokyo and Osaka

Hines has acquired office and logistics properties in Tokyo and Osaka, expanding its footprint in Japan's prime real estate markets. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


KKR and Marriott International to Launch Midscale Hospitality Segment in Japan with Four Points Express by Sheraton

KKR and Marriott International are collaborating to launch a midscale hospitality segment in Japan, starting with Four Points Express by Sheraton. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


BNY Mellon Appoints Japan Country ExecutiveBNY Mellon has appointed a new Japan Country Executive, signaling the bank's commitment to strengthening its presence in Japan. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Big in Japan? Renewables Action Gives Foreign Investors Hope

The renewables sector in Japan is giving foreign investors new opportunities, driven by recent auction activities and favorable policies. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Why Japan Is a Good Investment Destination Now, Says Preqin

Preqin explains why Japan is currently an attractive investment destination, citing strong market fundamentals and investment opportunities. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Carlyle Nears Deal to Buy KFC Japan's Shares from Mitsubishi Corp

Carlyle Group is nearing a deal to acquire KFC Japan's shares from Mitsubishi Corp, highlighting strategic acquisitions in Japan's food sector. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Enfinity Banks $195m for Japan PV Array

Enfinity Global has secured $195 million in financing for a photovoltaic array project in Japan, underscoring the growth of renewable energy investments. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Carl Vine: Japan Holds the ‘Most Fascinating Little Pocket of the Global Equity Market’

Carl Vine discusses why Japan's equity market is intriguing, citing unique investment opportunities and economic conditions. 

Read the full article: Link to the article


Elliott Acquires Large Stake in Trader Sumitomo

Elliott Management has acquired a significant stake in Sumitomo Corporation, indicating strategic investments in Japan's trading sector.Read the full article: Link to the article



 


Atlas Recruitment is a Tokyo based recruitment firm focused on the Real Estate, Private Equity and Alternative Investment Markets. Our goal is to provide the best career support for professionals at all levels by providing industry knowledge and honest advice.


Explore:


Connect With Us: Stay updated with the latest industry news and insights by following us on LinkedIn



15 views0 comments

Comments


Commenting has been turned off.
bottom of page