The Carlyle Group announced that it has raised roughly $2.3 billion (JPY 258 billion) for its fourth Japanese buyout fund, Carlyle Japan Partners IV (CPJ IV).
Officials also announced that Takaomi Tomioka and Hiroyuki Otsuka were named deputy heads of Carlyle Japan to further strengthen the firm’s private equity business in the area.
The assets are more than double the size of its previous fund and the focus will be across three core industry groups in Japan. The new fund, CJP IV, will focus on upper mid-market investment opportunities across consumer, retail . . .
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