Detailed Description of Portfolio Companies of Fund III


Features In 1978, EDOICHI launched “Sutamina Taro”, the first Japanese buffet restaurant offering both sushi and Japanese barbecue, which turned out to be a pioneer in today’s very popular buffet restaurant market. EDOICHI has steadily opened new outlets, mainly located on roadsides, and then in recent years a new brand, “Sutamina Taro NEXT”, which taps the “in front of the station” market has also been developed. With 156 shops nationwide, it is currently the largest buffet restaurant chain in Japan.
Investment Pattern Business succession
Acquisition of the owner’s share
Investment Theme To implement a growth strategy of aggressively opening new outlets of its new front-of-station brand “Sutamina Taro NEXT” with the stable profit of its well-established roadside brand “Sutamina Taro”, to improve management and financial control of the company and through those measures to increase its corporate value.