History

2004 9 Polaris Principal Finance Co., Ltd. was established at Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
Shuichi Takahashi was elected as President & CEO and Yuji Kimura as Executive Vice President & COO.
11 Polaris Private Equity Fund I, L.P. was formed with the total commitment of JPY29.6 billion.
2005 11 Invested in Smile Corp.
2006 4 Invested in Drug Eleven Holdings Co., Ltd.
6 Yuji Kimura was named as President and Shuichi Takahashi as Chairman
9 Invested in Taiko Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
11 Invested in Qsai Co., Ltd. and Qsai Analysis and Research Center Co., Ltd.
2007 5 Sold Drug Eleven Holdings Co., Ltd. to JR Kyushu.
7 Shuichi Takahashi was named as Counselor & Member of the Board
9 Invested in Top Tour Corporation
10 Invested in Ekitan & Co., Ltd.
11 Polaris Private Equity Fund II, L.P. was formed with the total commitment of JPY31.9 billion.
2008 3 Invested in Nippon Oil Pump Co., Ltd.
4 Invested in Showa Yakuhin Kako, Co., Ltd.
7 Invested in Aucnet, Inc.
2009 6 Sold Qsai Analysis and Research Center Co., Ltd. to Toho Co., Ltd. and Dogan Investments Inc.
2010 3 Renamed as Polaris Capital Group Co., Ltd. and relocated to Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
10 Sold Qsai Co., Ltd. to Coca-Cola West Co., Ltd.
12 Invested in SFP Dining Co., Ltd.
12 PCG Partners Kumiai (Japanese Partnership) was formed to acquire a portion of Polaris shares from New Frontier Capital Management Co., Ltd.
2011 3 Ekitan & Co., Ltd. was listed at Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers.
4 Invested in Works Applications Co., Ltd.
4 Sold the shares of IDSP Co., Ltd. (the holding company of Aucnet,Inc.)
9 Sold Smile Corp. to Senko Co., Ltd.
10 Osaka Branch was established.
11 Invested in Kanto Unyu Co., Ltd.
2012 5 Sold Showa Yakuhin Kako to a special purpose company owned by Unison and partially funded by GC via preferred share
6 Invested in VOYAGE GROUP, Inc.
6 Polaris CG Singapore Pte. Ltd. (PCGS) was established.
7 Polaris Private Equity Fund lII, L.P. was formed with the total commitment of JPY39.1 billion.
7 Invested in Myland Real Estate Co., Ltd.
2013 4 Invested in Socie World Co., Ltd.
4 Sold SFP Dining Co., Ltd. to Create Restaurants Holdings Co.
8 Sold Tiramisu Holdings Co., Ltd. (the holding company of Top Tour Corporation)to Tobu Railway Co., Ltd.
8 PCGS received the approval from MAS
9 Relocated to Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
12 Sold Nippon Oil Pump Co., Ltd. to Wendel,a listed French investment company.
2014 3 Invested in Clean Surface Technology Co.
7 VOYAGE GROUP, Inc. was listed at Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers.
8 Invested in EDOICHI Co., Ltd.
2015 4 Sold Taiko Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd. to 9 business partners and the existing management.
6 Sold Kanto Unyu Co., Ltd. to KSK Holdings Co., Ltd. incorporated and funded by Seino Holdings Co., Ltd., Development Bank of Japan Inc. and Karita and Company, Inc.
6 Invested in Factory Japan Group Co., Ltd.
11 Invested in LYKAON Co., Ltd.
2016 3 Invested in Aimedic MMT CO., LTD.
3 Invested in Yodogawa Transformer co.,ltd.
7 Invested in AIMECHATEC, Ltd.
8 Invested in HIVIC Co., Ltd.
10 Invested in NOVARESE, Inc.
2016 12 Polaris Private Equity Fund IV, L.P. was formed.
2017 1 Sold SWP Holdings Inc. (the holding company of Socie World Co., Ltd.) to Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd.
2 Sold Clean Surface Technology Co., Ltd. to Mitsui Matsushima Co., Ltd.
8 Invested in BAKE, Inc.
10 Sold Works Applications Co., Ltd. to a fund managed by ACA Investment Pte. Ltd.
11 Invested in LB Co., Ltd.
2018 1 Sold Yodogawa Transformer Co., Ltd. to ORIX Rentec Corporation
3 Invested in Fujitsu Connected Technologies Limited/Japan EM Solutions Limited, Inc.
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