Advantage Partners is a leading provider of services to private equity and similar funds focused on the Japanese and Asian markets. Advantage Partners was founded in 1992 by Taisuke Sasanuma and Richard Folsom and has been providing services to funds since 1997, when the firm established the first buyout fund in Japan. Funds served by Advantage Partners have invested in more than 70 companies representing total invested capital of over JPY400 billion across a wide range of industries and sectors. Advantage Partners has offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai.
CarVal Investors, a leading global alternative asset manager, is focused on distressed and credit-intensive assets and market inefficiencies. Since 1987, CarVal’s experienced team has navigated through ever-changing credit market cycles, opportunistically investing $108 billion in 5,300 transactions across 79 countries. Today, CarVal Investors has $11 billion in assets under management in both credit and real estate strategies.
Permirais a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with growth ambition. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €32 billion. The Permira funds make long-term investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. In the past 32 years, the Permira funds have made over 200 private equity investments in five key sectors: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials and Technology. Permira employs over 240 people in 14 offices across North America, Europe and Asia.