Meet Global Infrastructure Needs
with Japan Quality

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Characteristics of JII

Characteristic 1

Assisting infrastructure business globally
JII contributes to the sound and sustainable growth of society by supporting our customers' efforts to deploy their high-quality and cutting-edge products, technologies and services globally.
JII invests in infrastructure projects and asset holding vehicles overseas that Japanese manufacturers and engineering companies are involved in.

Characteristic 2

Providing various financial solutions
with strong risk-taking capability
JII capitalizes on its strong risk analysis capabilities to secure financing and provide risk money aimed at business success of Japanese customers.
JII helps achieve stable cash flows and improved risk returns through financing and structuring of overseas businesses and projects, contributions to equity and mezzanine financing, and support for external financing.
In addition to greenfield projects, JII considers brownfield projects provided they fit JII’s investment criteria.

Characteristic 3

Always beside our customers
Our dedicated investment team with professional skills and diverse backgrounds assesses financial solutions together with customers.

Solutions

Long Term Fee Business

Types of products:Distributed power generation assets, construction machinery, IT equipment, advanced medical equipment,etc.

POINT
In transforming their business model from upfront sales to a recurring, long-term fee business, manufacturers sell/deliver equipment to their clients via SPC established by JII.
POINT
O&M services are provided by the manufacturers or their group companies / partner companies.
Expected
Benefits
  • ・Improvement in cash cycle compared to vendor financing
  • ・Enable manufacturers(and their customers) to pursue asset-light business models
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Infrastructure Projects

Types of projects:Power generation/transmission, railway, water/sewage,etc.

POINT
JII supports financing of infrastructure projects in which manufacturers seek to deliver equipment and serve as O&M service providers through equity/mezzanine investment.
Expected
Benefits
  • ・Diversification of funding sources
  • ・Improvement of equity IRR with mezzanine finance
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Investment Policy

Concept
  • ・JII supports Japanese manufacturers and engineering companies deploying their high-quality products and cutting-edge technologies worldwide.
  • ・Endeavoring to accumulate total invested assets up to JPY100 billion in the future.
Types of
Investment
  • ・Equity/ Preferred Stock / Subordinated Loans for infrastructure projects or asset holding vehicles.
Sizes of
Investment
  • ・Target: JPY3-5 billion per transaction.
  • ・Investments smaller (JPY1 billion or more) and larger (up to JPY10 billion) than the target size can be considered.
Currencies
  • ・USD / EUR / GBP / JPY, etc.
Target Sectors
  • ・All infrastructure related sectors.
  • ・Main target sectors include, but are not limited to, power, railway, water, healthcare and IT.
Countries/
Areas
  • ・Our basic policy is to invest in/provide loans to overseas infrastructure projects.
Holding Period
  • ・Flexible, depending on the type of investment.
  • ・JII may divest after projects have reached a stable operation stage.

Investment Process

JII makes investment decisions through the process outlined below, and ensures adequate decision making and project feasibility.

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Company Overview

Company NameJapan Infrastructure Initiative Company Limited
Address10F Meiji Yasuda Life Building, 2-1-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005 Japan
FoundationJanuary 4, 2017
Paid in CapitalJPY 35 Billion
Shareholders Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc.   95.1%
MUFG Bank, Ltd.   4.9%
Number of Employees24 (Full time) (as of July 1, 2022)
President & CEOHiroaki Odajima
Organization StructureOrganization Structure image
Phone
+81-3-6865-7460
Email
Mail address
Access
・5 minutes walk from Marunouchi South Exit of JR Tokyo Station
・Direct access at Exit 3 of Nijubashi-mae Station of Chiyoda Subway Line
・5 minutes walk from International Forum Exit of JR Yurakucho Station