2022.04.26 Tue

First Closing of the IA Partners I Investment Limited Partnership

IA Partners Inc. (head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Hiroshi Murakami; hereinafter “IAP”) is pleased to announce the IA Partners I Investment Limited Partnership (hereafter “the Fund”) has completed its first closing on March 31st 2022.

The Fund attracted institutional investors including the Japan Investment Corporation and the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, as well as non-financial companies. We will continue fundraising with the target of 40 billion yen at final closing.

The Fund will focus on spin-off deals among large and medium-sized Japanese companies and unlock the growth potential of their subsidiaries and divisions through strengthening their management infrastructure and encouraging business or industry restructuring. The Fund’s basic principle is to prioritize enhancing value for all stakeholders of portfolio companies, namely employees, customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, in a balanced manner over the medium to long term, thereby supporting their sustainable growth as a trusted partner, even beyond the Fund’s investment horizon.

With our Purpose of “Invest and Associate as a Partner,” IAP is determined to not only create economic value, but also to create social value, by connecting investors and portfolio companies as well as by meeting the expectations of all stakeholders through its investment activities.

Overview of IAP No.1 Fund

NameIA Partners I Investment Limited Partnership
Date of formationMarch 31, 2022
General PartnerIA Partners Inc.
Limited PartnerJapan Investment Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, etc.
Investment targetsStocks, convertible bonds with stock acquisition rights, preferred stocks, etc. issued by companies (including listed companies) in Japan

Overview of IA Partners Inc.

NameIA Partners Inc.
Date of establishmentMarch 30, 2021
Address16F Roppongi Hills North Tower, 6-2-31 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
President & CEOHiroshi Murakami
BusinessManagement of private-equity investment funds, and investment advisory and agency services (*Our investment advisory services are only available for Professional Investors as defined in the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act in Japan.)
Registration numberDirector General of the Kanto Local Finance Bureau (Kinsho) No. 3284 (Investment Advisory and Agency Business)

Contact for inquiries on this release

IA Partners Inc.
Tel            : +81-3-6831-9260
E-mail      : info@iapartners