Ayumi co-founded Yukon Capital Partners in 2014, following his 8 years of successful investment activities at Valiant Partners, an independent mid-cap focused buyout fund, which he co-founded in 2006. Prior to founding Valiant Partners, Ayumi was with Schroder Ventures / MKS Partners, one of the pioneer Japanese buyout firms, for 8 years where he was engaged in various investments ranging from growth capital, buyout, to turnaround. In 1988, he started his career at Shiseido, a Japanese cosmetics manufacturer, where he spent 10 years experiencing various activities such as sales & marketing, international business development, and M&A.
Tomoki co-founded Yukon Capital Partners in 2014. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Nippon Mirai Capital, an independent mid-cap focused buyout firm, where he was involved in many of its investment activities. Prior to that, he was with Nikko Principal Investments for 7 years where he was engaged in various investment activities - including buyouts in Japan, UK, and US. In 1987, he started his career at Nikko Securities where he provided IPO consultations to various mid-sized Japanese enterprises.
Company Name: TANAKA CO., LTD.
Business: Production and sale of synthetic products for civil engineering / construction (geosynthetics)
Date Invested: March 2016
Company Name: Shonan Seminar Co., Ltd.
Business: Provider of private educational services, including group and individual tutoring schools, for children from elementary to high schools
Date Invested: June 2017
Company Name: fitfit Co., Ltd.
Business: Planning, manufacturing and retailing of women’s comfort shoes, that are functional, fashionable and also hallux valgus friendly
Date Invested: November 2018
Company Name: Nippon Gijutsu Center Co., Ltd. / Technolink Co., Ltd.
Business: General engineering company providing various technical support, from designing and manufacturing of industrial machines to dispatching engineers / development and design of industrial machines
Date Invested: January 2020