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Investments

514

Portfolio Exits

85

Funds

8

About JAFCO

JAFCO (TYO: 8595) is a venture capital and private equity firm that focuses on venture investments to create new businesses and buyout investments to spur business growth.

JAFCO Headquarter Location

1-23-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 24F

Tokyo, 105-6324,

Japan

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JAFCO : Notice Regarding the Status of Share Buyback

Apr 1, 2022

03/31/2022 | 11:43pm EDT Message : JAFCO Group Co., Ltd. (Ticker: 8595) 1-23-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku,Contact: Investor Relations Tel: +81-50-3734-2025 ir@jafco.co.jp (Share Buyback Based on the Articles of Incorporation Complying with Article 459, Paragraph 1 of the Companies Act) JAFCO Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "JAFCO Group") has announced the status of the share buyback based on the Articles of Incorporation complying with Article 459, Paragraph 1 of the Companies Act. 1. Type of stock bought back: JAFCO Group Common stock 1,750,100 shares 5. Buyback method: [Reference] 1. Details of the resolution on share buyback at the meeting of the Board of Directors on October 22, 2021 (1) Type of stock: (9.6% of the number of outstanding shares excluding treasury shares) (3) Total buyback price: (4) Period: (excluding the last five business days of each quarter and the five business days from the first day of the month following the month of quarterly financial result announcement) Market purchase on the Tokyo Stock Exchange *(i) Due to the 3-for-1 common stock split as of February 1, 2022 (hereinafter the "Stock Split"), the number of shares to be bought back has been changed to 7.5 million shares (upper limit) in accordance with the resolution at the meeting of the Board of Directors on December 8, 2021. 2. Cumulative number and amount of treasury shares bought back based on the above resolution (86 business days*(ii) between October 25, 2021 and March 31, 2022) (1) Number of shares bought back: (2) Total buyback price: *(ii) The periods excluded in 1. (4) above are not taken into account. *(iii) The number of shares bought back and the upper limit of shares have been converted to reflect the Stock Split. Attachments

JAFCO Investments

514 Investments

JAFCO has made 514 investments. Their latest investment was in Double Jump.Tokyo as part of their Series A on April 4, 2022.

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JAFCO Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/27/2022

Series A

Double Jump.Tokyo

$23.41M

Yes

3

4/26/2022

Series A

BeaTrust

$6.29M

Yes

2

4/20/2022

Series A

SANU

$7.83M

Yes

Akatsuki, Hulic Startup, Kenedix, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

1

4/18/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

3/29/2022

Series B

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10

Date

4/27/2022

4/26/2022

4/20/2022

4/18/2022

3/29/2022

Round

Series A

Series A

Series A

Series A

Series B

Company

Double Jump.Tokyo

BeaTrust

SANU

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Amount

$23.41M

$6.29M

$7.83M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Akatsuki, Hulic Startup, Kenedix, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

Sources

3

2

1

10

10

JAFCO Portfolio Exits

85 Portfolio Exits

JAFCO has 85 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Liquid on February 02, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

2/2/2022

Acquired

7

12/22/2021

IPO

4

11/5/2021

IPO

2

9/28/2021

IPO

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10

8/30/2021

Acquired

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10

Date

2/2/2022

12/22/2021

11/5/2021

9/28/2021

8/30/2021

Exit

Acquired

IPO

IPO

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Acquirer

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Sources

7

4

2

10

10

JAFCO Acquisitions

3 Acquisitions

JAFCO acquired 3 companies. Their latest acquisition was GENEROSITY on September 18, 2019.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

9/18/2019

Other Venture Capital

$99M

$8.4M

Management Buyout

5

1/23/2019

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$99M

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10

3/23/2007

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$99M

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10

Date

9/18/2019

1/23/2019

3/23/2007

Investment Stage

Other Venture Capital

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$8.4M

Note

Management Buyout

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Sources

5

10

10

JAFCO Fund History

8 Fund Histories

JAFCO has 8 funds, including JAFCO SV6 Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/3/2020

JAFCO SV6 Fund

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$760M

5

9/26/2016

JAFCO SV5 Fund

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$99M

10

12/31/2013

SV4 Fund

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$99M

10

3/31/2009

JAFCO Super V3 Investment LP

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$99M

10

12/31/2005

Jafco V2 Venture Capital Investment

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$99M

10

Closing Date

3/3/2020

9/26/2016

12/31/2013

3/31/2009

12/31/2005

Fund

JAFCO SV6 Fund

JAFCO SV5 Fund

SV4 Fund

JAFCO Super V3 Investment LP

Jafco V2 Venture Capital Investment

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Open

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Amount

$760M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

5

10

10

10

10

JAFCO Team

7 Team Members

JAFCO has 7 team members, including current Managing Director, Yusuke Yamada.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Yusuke Yamada

Managing Director

Current

Shinich Fuki

Chief Executive Officer, President

Former

Tomio Kezuka

Executive Vice President

Former

Byron Askin

Managing Director

Former

Tomikazu Kaneko

Managing Director

Former

Name

Yusuke Yamada

Shinich Fuki

Tomio Kezuka

Byron Askin

Tomikazu Kaneko

Work History

Title

Managing Director

Chief Executive Officer, President

Executive Vice President

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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