Overview:Taiyo was founded in 2001 to capitalize on the significant investment opportunities in the Japanese market by utilizing the strategic consulting, investment management, Japanese language and operational skills of the Founding Partners. While Taiyo continues to be excited about and deeply committed to opportunities in Japan, we also see opportunities to take our successful model from Japan to the rest of Asia. Taiyo currently invests approximately $2bn in private and micro-cap to mid-cap public companies in Asia.
Taiyo has close to 20 investment professional in addition to the Founding Partners. Nearly all of these professionals are native to the Asian countries they cover and the rest have all spent extensive time working in Asia and speak the local language fluently. Our professionals have a wide range of Investment Banking, Consulting, Private Equity, and Equity Research experience which enables Taiyo to Protect, Unlock and Create value within our portfolio companies. All of our investment professionals spend a significant amount of time in Asia.