J-Star, a Japanese lower middle-market GP, has announced its third liquidity event in the space of a week with the exit energy savings solutions provider ESCO via a buyout by company management.
The size of the transaction was not disclosed. J-Star acquired ESCO in 2015 through its second fund, which invested companies with valuations in a range of JPY1-10 billion ($9.7-97 million). At the time,...
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