Posted on 18 April 2023

Japan’s demographic dilemma offers an opportunity for private equity


Scott Reynolds—Country Executive, Japan at Alter Domus—explores the implications of an aging population for investors in a recent article for Private Equity International.

The piece examines the country’s evolving needs and challenges across sectors such as recruitment and healthcare, and the unconventional investment opportunities this shift creates. Scott highlights that the Japanese government is now taking steps to boost the population by encouraging immigration—up almost 44% since 2015.

“The Japanese government has historically been reluctant to open those gates, but this is slowly changing,” says Scott.

What could this increase make possible for Japan’s economy—and how can investors benefit? 

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