Predict your next investment

CONSUMER PRODUCTS & SERVICES | Clothing & Accessories / Footwear
akakura-inc.jp

See what CB Insights has to offer

Stage

Acq - Fin | Alive

About Akakura

Akakura is a Japan-based company engaging in the design and retailing of women footwear, selling through its directly-owned stores nationwide.

Akakura Headquarter Location

6-7-14 Minami-Aoyama Minato-ku

Tokyo, 107-0062,

Japan

0081-354918258

Latest Akakura News

CCP Acquires Akakura

Oct 21, 2015

CCP Acquires Akakura 10/20/15 CITIC Capital Partners Japan, the private equity arm of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that the acquisition of footwear company Akakura Co., Ltd. has been completed. Akakura is a Japan-based company engaging in the design and retailing of women footwear, selling through its directly-owned stores nationwide. Having been in the industry for over 60 years, Akakura has strong relationship with shoe wholesalers and developers of shopping malls and has been an industry leader. To cope with the need to improve the operation of Akakura’s business and support its expansion, CITIC Capital was elected as a sponsor to acquire the business of Akakura and lead the revitalization of the company. Following the acquisition, CITIC Capital will continue to operate the 60 profitable stores, which are expected to grow further in the coming years. Mr. Masahiro YAMADA, a footwear industry specialist, has been appointed as the new CEO to lead the restructuring process. CITIC Capital will assist Akakura to capture the rise of consumer spending, emergence of the middle-class in China and the rapid growth of in-bound tourists into Japan, as well as enhance Akakura’s supply chain management. CITIC Capital is also committed to working closely with Akakura’s management and employees to rebuild Akakura’s leadership in the women’s footwear industry and create long-term value to the Company. About Akakura Representative : Masahiro YAMADA, President (appointed as of 15 September 2015) Head Office : 6-7-14 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062 Japan Website :  http://www.akakura-inc.jp/ About CITIC Capital Holdings Limited Founded in 2002, CITIC Capital Holdings Limited is an alternative investment management and advisory company. The firm manages over USD4.6 billion of capital from a diverse group of international institutional investors. Core businesses include Private Equity, Real Estate, Structured Investment & Finance, Asset Management and Venture. CITIC Capital currently employs over 200 staff members throughout its offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo and New York. For more information, please visit  http://www.citiccapital.com/ Stories you Need to Know Stories you Need to Know It's on us. Share your news here.

Predict your next investment

The CB Insights tech market intelligence platform analyzes millions of data points on venture capital, startups, patents , partnerships and news mentions to help you see tomorrow's opportunities, today.

CB Insights uses Cookies

CBI websites generally use certain cookies to enable better interactions with our sites and services. Use of these cookies, which may be stored on your device, permits us to improve and customize your experience. You can read more about your cookie choices at our privacy policy here. By continuing to use this site you are consenting to these choices.