In Private Equity International, Tsuyoshi Imai Discusses Dealmaking Trends in Japan

In The News
June 6, 2022

“The size, complexity and the sheer volume of deals being completed by PE firms have increased significantly over the last three to four years,” stated Tsuyoshi Imai, Ropes & Gray private equity partner and Tokyo office managing partner in Private Equity International. In the Q&A feature published in PEI’s June special report on private equity in Japan, Tsuyoshi delivers insights on the most notable developments in Japanese PE dealmaking, what’s behind the growing acceptance of PE in Japan, and the challenges of increased deal volume and complexity. “There are tremendous opportunities in this market for PE, as well as Asia more broadly,” said Tsuyoshi, adding caution that private equity’s rapid expansion is not without additional risks and other issues.