Investment Overview

Investment timing: 2017/12
Exit timing: 2023/7
Deal type: Carve-Out
Fund: AG II
Status: Exit

Investment Background / Post-Investment Activities

Investment Background

Nagasaki Unsou is a transportation/engineering company that provides a high value-added total logistics service from transporting heavy goods to engineering and storage, and has a strong customer base for many years, especially in Nagasaki. Aspirant Group invested in the company in response to the business carve-out needs of the parent company, Takara Shuzo, with the themes to assist the company with the standalone process and improve profitability.

Post-Investment Activities

Development of Infrastructure

  • Development of an accounting management system
  • Design/management of meeting structure
  • Development of Corporate Infrastructure (Strengthening of personnel recruitment/development and safety management)


  • Improvement in Productivity – Reduction of order loss (Advancement of cross-functional work)
  • Pricing Strategy (Pricing based on profitability analysis)

Support for Growth

  • Sales Support/Sales Channel Expansion, etc. (Expansion of services to Aspirant Group portfolio companies)
  • R&D/Capital Investment (Reinforcement of transportation capacity by increasing number of owned vehicles)