DBJ backs a UK impact fund

The Japanese bank provides financial support for projects to address social issues in the UK.

Institution: Development Bank of Japan
Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan
AUM: JPY16.85trn
Allocation to Alternatives: 10%

The Development Bank of Japan has committed to Bridges Social Outcomes Fund II, which is managed by Bridges Fund Management. This is the bank’s first commitment to an overseas social impact investment fund.

As illustrated below, it is the bank’s second private equity commitment in 2019.

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