NSSK Raises ~$530M For Second Middle-Market PE Fund

Oct 3 2017 | 9:35pm ET

Tokyo-based private equity company Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko (NSSK), has raised ¥60 billion (approximately $530 million) for its second fund to target control acquisitions of middle market companies in Japan.

The new fund, named NSSK II, was oversubscribed, the company said, and held a final close at the end of September. It enjoyed significant support from a diverse range of institutional investors from North America, Europe, and Asia. 

Exclusive placement agent for the fundraise was Eaton Partners, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., the company added. 

Founded in 2014 by a group of former TPG executives, NSSK is an independent private equity firm focused on middle market opportunities in Japan. The company concentrates on consumer retail, consumer products, healthcare products & services, leisure and hospitality industry. 

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