“Commit to new business creation and jointly shape the future.”
Since the establishment, JAFCO Co., Ltd. (“JAFCO” or the “Company”) has created various innovative products/ services with entrepreneurs. The Company’s mission is to open a new era with its stakeholders by committing to creating new businesses needed in the society.
Policy and Strategy
for Achieving JAFCO’s Mission
The Company aims to achieve its mission by making venture/ buyout investment through funds. To better clarify its commitment to entrepreneurs embarking on new businesses and fund investors mainly consisting of institutional investors, the Company has introduced the individual-oriented partnership model to add to its competitiveness underpinned by its organizational strength accumulated since inception.
In realizing its mission, the following strategies will also be implemented.
- Highly selective, intensive investment and management involvement
To create new businesses, the Company will narrow down investment targets and make bold investments in companies with high growth potential. It acquires influential stakes in its portfolio companies and accelerate their growth through deep management involvement.
- Sustain improvement in fund performance
To secure sufficient investment capital, it is vital to achieve sustainable improvement in fund performance and raise funds from outside investors. The Company also invests its own capital in funds and shares gains with fund investors. It will build high-quality portfolios through highly selective, intensive investment and management involvement to achieve sustainable improvement in fund performance.
- JAFCO as “Co-Founder”
During the startup phase of a portfolio company, the Company is required to be a “Co-Founder” rather than an investor. It aims to become an organization where each employee and the Company as a whole can play an active role as a “Co-Founder” by passing on and developing its spirit, expertise and experience that it has built up since establishment