One of Japan’s most innovative advisory firms
- Distressed assets and turnarounds.
- Advisory and support for funds – value adding strategty.
- Cross–border strategic alliances & establishment of JVs / M&A.
Creation of strategies for fund raising and IPOs for growth firms.
Investment in public enterprises via PPP/PFI programs.
Post acquisition integrations.
Management and Advisory Board
Our Senior Partners and Advisory Board occupy, or have occupied some of the highest positions in Japan-related business roles, as well as related appointments in the public sector. Their standing gives our clients and collaboration partners a substantial advantage.
Founders and Representative Partners
Toshiaki Kitayama. Mr. Kitayama spent thirteen years with Kawasaki Heavy Industries where his experience included responsibility for licensing, export and international investment. Mr. Kitayama developed Kawasaki Motors (UK) and established European entities. Mr. Kitayama is also a Director of CIP Technology Partners, as well as having served as a Director of Infinity Asset Management. He studied Law and Politics at Kyoto University.
Allan Jardine. Having worked for an i-bank where he managed their Asian expansion, as well as serving as a Director of CIP Technology Partners and as a Board Member of Infinity Asset Management, Mr. Jardine is a commentator in the international media on economic and business issues. He has studied Business, Finance, History, Philosophy and Politics at Ulster (UK), Sophia (Tokyo), CEIBS (Shanghai) and holds an MBA from Warwick (UK), and is a graduate of the European Commission Executive Programme.