Aspirant Group Closes Middle-Market Buyout Fund, at ¥50 Billion

Tokyo tower at nightAspirant Group, a Japanese middle-market buyout firm, closed a ¥50 Billion fund.

AG III’s commitments were secured from European and U.S. investors, and several global fund of funds, as well as major Japan institutional investors. Investors included major financial institutions, pension plans, asset managers, and family offices.

Founded in 2012, Aspirant Group is an operationally-focused, deep value, middle-market buyout firm specializing in business successions, corporate carve-outs and turnarounds.

The firm primarily targets the business services, industrial technology and consumer sectors.

Led by Akitoshi Nakamura, Chief Executive Officer, the team has 21 investment and dedicated operating professionals with decades of combined experience.




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