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Investments

78

Portfolio Exits

8

Funds

4

About Energy & Environment Investment

Energy & Environment Investment (EEI) is a Japanese venture capital firm specializing in the clean technology sector. EEI possesses a network with players in the clean technology field, including policymakers, utilities, established corporations in heavy industries, electronics, housing industries, materials, transportation sectors, the financial community, universities, and research labs.

Energy & Environment Investment Headquarter Location

5-11-1 Higashigotanda Shinagawa-ku

Tokyo, 141-0022,

Japan

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Latest Energy & Environment Investment News

Japan’s Dai-ichi Life makes $9 million clean tech fund commitment

Mar 28, 2019

Photo by PV Magazine   ImpactAlpha, March 28 – The Japanese life insurance company is backing clean tech investor Energy & Environment Investment (EEI), which is raising its fourth fund to invest in tech startups in renewable energy, electric vehicles and energy storage. Japan-based EEI said its fund would “contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions” and to the Sustainable Development Goals, “while aiming to maximize our investment returns,” DealStreetAsia reports . Dai-ichi Life’s investment represents an expansion of Dai-ichi Life’s impact investing strategy, which it launched in 2017. The ¥36.3 trillion ($319.9 billion) life insurance firm has previously focused on direct investing, namely in health and medtech companies like Molecure , and financial services startups.

Energy & Environment Investment Investments

78 Investments

Energy & Environment Investment has made 78 investments. Their latest investment was in Yuwaeru as part of their Private Equity on August 8, 2022.

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Energy & Environment Investment Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/10/2022

Private Equity

Yuwaeru

$1.89M

No

2

6/29/2022

Series A

CLARA ONLINE

$4.24M

Yes

3

5/17/2022

Unattributed VC

Zehitomo

No

2

4/13/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

4/13/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

8/10/2022

6/29/2022

5/17/2022

4/13/2022

4/13/2022

Round

Private Equity

Series A

Unattributed VC

Series B

Series B

Company

Yuwaeru

CLARA ONLINE

Zehitomo

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Amount

$1.89M

$4.24M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

3

2

10

10

Energy & Environment Investment Portfolio Exits

8 Portfolio Exits

Energy & Environment Investment has 8 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Enechange on December 23, 2020.

Date

Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

Sources

12/23/2020

IPO

$99M

Public

2/7/2020

IPO

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$99M

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10

1/30/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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0

7/1/2019

IPO

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$99M

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10

11/28/2018

IPO

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$99M

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0

Date

12/23/2020

2/7/2020

1/30/2020

7/1/2019

11/28/2018

Exit

IPO

IPO

Acquired

IPO

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Public

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Sources

10

0

10

0

Energy & Environment Investment Fund History

4 Fund Histories

Energy & Environment Investment has 4 funds, including Energy & Environment Investment IV.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/28/2019

Energy & Environment Investment IV

$9M

3

4/14/2015

EEI Smart Energy

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10

9/30/2011

EEI Cleantech

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$99M

10

EEI IV Innovation & Impact

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10

Closing Date

3/28/2019

4/14/2015

9/30/2011

Fund

Energy & Environment Investment IV

EEI Smart Energy

EEI Cleantech

EEI IV Innovation & Impact

Fund Type

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Amount

$9M

$99M

Sources

3

10

10

10

Energy & Environment Investment Team

3 Team Members

Energy & Environment Investment has 3 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Shuichiro Kawamura.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Shuichiro Kawamura

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Kenyu Hosoya

Managing Director

Current

Tohru Nishikawa

Managing Director

Current

Name

Shuichiro Kawamura

Kenyu Hosoya

Tohru Nishikawa

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

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