AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum Japan 2023

The premier private equity & venture forum in Japan

The Conrad, Tokyo and online

27 Jun

Mid-market: Japan’s enduring sweet spot?

Providing solutions to companies founders who face succession challenges remains the lifeblood of Japan’s middle market. Private equity firms can also harvest plentiful low-hanging fruit by professionalising processes and management. Digitalisation is the relatively new trick in the operational playbook. It is incumbent on managers to ensure their skillsets are relevant, not only to take advantage of these opportunities but also to secure deals in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Our panellists offer their insights.

  • Valuations and expectations – what has changed in the past two years?
  • What does a downturn mean for middle-market deal flow?
  • How is the M&A advisory landscape evolving?
  • Is it becoming harder to raise a mid-cap fund?
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  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
    Hideyuki Ishii Partner KPMG FAS CO., LTD. Bio
    Masamichi Yoshizawa Representative Director and Partner THE LONGREACH GROUP Bio
    Tsuyoshi Yamazaki Partner INTEGRAL Bio
    Ray Yamaguchi Principal L CATTERTON Bio
    Yuki Kashiyama Partner, Investment Committee Member J-STAR CO., LTD. Bio