AVCJ Private Equity Forum Japan 2024

The Conrad, Tokyo and online

27 Jun

International LP spotlight: Next stop Japan

While managers across Asia are wary about returning to market, a slew of Japanese fundraises have come in oversubscribed and above target. LPs are being cut back or turned away, even as funds increase in size from previous vintages. For international investors looking for Japan expose, it’s not just a matter of access but finding partners that are a good fit for the perceived market sweet spot. LPs explain how they navigate a hot geography.

  • To what extent is Japan the attractive Asia investment destination for international LPs?
  • Are Japanese private equity firms becoming too big, too fast?
  • What more could be done to facilitate LP co-investment?
  • How do Japan’s returns stack up globally and within Asia?