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Current investment

Akindo Sushiro

Akindo Sushiro is the market-leading ‘Kaiten’ sushi restaurant chain operator in Japan. As a market leader, it is well positioned to benefit from a long-term shift in consumer preferences toward value dining. Find out how we are supporting them…

2012Acquisition year
€895mTransaction value
JapanCountry

Investment strategy

  • To further expand its restaurant network under the existing format in Japan
  • To launch and grow new formats to serve different customer segments in Japan
  • To develop further networks in overseas markets including Korea and the USA amongst others
  • To further strengthen its offerings through menu extensions as well as takeaway

 

Milestones to date

  • Rolled out even more restaurants across Japan, with 335 at entry and now operating more than 450 restaurants
  • Opened its first overseas restaurant in Seoul, Korea in December 2011, and now operates seven restaurants in that country
  • Launched a new concept sushi restaurant under Tumamigui brand in 2015 targeting urban locations
  • Established a joint venture in the US market in 2014

The Metrics

Employees at entry in 2012 (10,000 part-time)

1000



Employees in 2016 (16,000 part-time)

1,4500



www.akindo-sushiro.co.jp