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January 19, 2023
Sony Group Company
Sony Ventures Corporation
Sony Ventures Corporation (“SVC”), an entirely owned subsidiary of Sony Group Company (Sony Group), has completed a remaining closing for “Sony Innovation Fund 3 L.P.” (SIF3), with complete of 26.5 billion yen.
Sony Group has long participated in the international ecosystem for creating new companies and supported the business progress of revolutionary venture-backed corporations. By means of the establishment of Sony Innovation Fund (established 2016); Sony Innovation Fund by IGV (2019), a joint venture with Daiwa Capital Holdings Co., Ltd.; Sony Innovation Fund: Setting (2020), which supports corporations that deal with international setting points, and the “Sony Innovation Fund 3 L.P.” (SIF3), (2022), Sony Group’s dedicated investment workforce has amassed experience and a monitor report of managing startups around the globe.
SMBC Group1, Mizuho Group2, Daiwa Securities Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Belief Bank, Restricted., The Financial institution of Yokohama, Ltd., The Shiga Financial institution, Ltd., Koei Tecmo Groupthree, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Mitsubishi Property Co., Ltd., a university, and the Sony Group have been amongst the preliminary limited companions. The final closing on December 31, 2022, had the participation of Fund Company for the Overseas Improvement of Japan’s ICT and Postal Providers Inc., Osaka Shoko Shinkin Financial institution, International Christian College, The Chiba Financial institution, Ltd., Ricoh Leasing Firm, Ltd., Improvement Bank of Japan Inc., and The Yamanashi Chuo Financial institution, Ltd.
The closing of the current fund brings the full Belongings Beneath Administration (AUM) to over 60 billion yen.
Going ahead, Sony Group and SVC will proceed to help the enterprise progress of their portfolio corporations by actively utilizing assets within Sony Group, while selling activities aimed toward maximizing the efficiency of the Fund.
- * This press launch isn’t meant to offer funding administration providers or solicit specific investment merchandise by the Sony Group. As well as, the Sony Group does not solicit the above funds, and so forth. by way of this press release.
- 1.Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Company and SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
- 2.Mizuho Financial institution, Ltd. and Mizuho Leasing Company, Limited.
- 3.Koei Tecmo Capital Co., Ltd.