EQT strengthens APAC presence with opening of Japan office

Tokyo, by Daryan Shamkhali on Unsplash

Swedish alternative investment firm EQT announced that it has established a local private equity (PE) office in Japan as part of its efforts to further widen its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region.

EQT, which is considering raising a larger Asia Pacific fund in 2021 or 2022, is partnering with local PE firm Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) to access the Japanese market. JIP has been operating in Japan since 2002.

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