Platform: Matakite

Sector: Mountain Resorts

Region: Japan

Date of Initial Investment: 2006

Business Description: Formed in 2006 to invest in undermanaged Japanese ski resorts, Matakite has invested in three mountain resorts in the Tohoku and Hokkaido regions of Japan. Through various improvements to facilities and operations, combined with effective marketing and branding, Matakite has re-positioned its assets as modern, family-friendly, all-season resorts, setting them apart from typical Japanese ski offerings.