Private equity investors see an opportunity in taking advantage of the popularity of Japanese brands in other Asian markets. Making these strategies work requires patience and a tolerance for risk
When CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) supported a management buyout of Baroque Japan in 2007, the young women’s apparel retailer had more than 100 stores in Japan and nothing overseas. The GP made initial...
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