Nomura’s N-MEZ Fund 1 completes lending business registration

Maria Nikolova

Through N-MEZ, Nomura will provide mezzanine investment opportunities to institutional investors in order to contribute to the expansion of the Japanese mezzanine market.

Nomura Mezzanine Partners Co., Ltd. (N-MEZ), a wholly owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings Inc (TYO:8604), today announces that N-MEZ Investment Business Limited Partnership 1 (N-MEZ Fund 1), a fund managed by N-MEZ, has completed its lending business registration.

N-MEZ is engaged in managing investment funds targeting mezzanine investment. At present, N-MEZ Fund 1 has a fund size of 10.5 billion yen. N-MEZ plans to grow the fund to 40 billion yen (maximum of 45 billion yen).

Nomura Group has long-lasting and proven expertise in sourcing deals for business succession, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts and other client needs. Harnessing Nomura’s franchise as well as its own expertise and network, N-MEZ aims to deliver attractive investment returns for institutional investors by providing mezzanine solutions tailored to the unique Japanese market.

Through N-MEZ, Nomura will provide mezzanine investment opportunities to institutional investors in order to contribute to the expansion of the Japanese mezzanine market.

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