SMRJ approves JPY$7bn in commitments

The Japanese government body has backed two Japan-focused private equity funds to support SMEs in the domestic market.

Institution: SME Support Japan
Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan
AUM: JPY$1.07trn
Bitesize: >JPY1bn

SME Support Japan (SMRJ) announced commitments of JPY$5 billion ($45.5 million, €41.6 million) to anri No. 4 Fund and JPY$2 billion ($18.2 million, €16.6 million) to i-nest No.1 Investment Fund.

As illustrated below, SMRJ has been targeting investments in a wide range of sectors in Asia-Pacific, with a focus on the Japanese market.

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