Japan Growth Investments Alliance’s ¥38 Billion J-GIA II Series Funds Formation


Simpson Thacher advised Japan Growth Investments Alliance on the deal.

Japan Growth Investments Alliance, Inc. (“J-GIA”) completed the formation of the J-GIA II Fund Series, which reached its ¥38 Billion target at its final close on November 5, 2020. The J-GIA Fund II Series Funds are the second Japan buyout fund series served or managed by J-GIA and their first with non-Japanese investors.

The Simpson Thacher team included Adam Furber (Picture), David Azcue, Lily Rasel, Lillian Kwok, Brendan Harvey, Mai Kristofferson and Kanji Harada (Asia—Private Funds); Nancy Mehlman and Zachary Fialkow (Tax); Makiko Harunari, Alvin Kwong and Atsushi Usui (Credit); and Jeanne Annarumma (ERISA).

Involved fees earner: Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; David Azcue – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Zachary Fialkow – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adam Furber – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Makiko Harunari – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Brendan Harvey – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Mai Kristofferson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Lillian Kwok – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Alvin Kwong – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Nancy Mehlman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Lindsay Rasel – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Atsushi Usui – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Japan Growth Investments Alliance;

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Author: Michael Patrini