SPARX Group Company Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Holding Company

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 5


  • Investments
  • 165

  • Portfolio
  • 96

  • Exits
  • 39


SPARX Group Company General Information

Company Description

SPARX Group Co is a Japan-based holding company engaged in the Asset Management Business and Investment Advisory Business, through its subsidiaries. It operates a variety of investment strategies through a host of entities. The group invests on behalf of corporate pension annuities, government entities, private and trust banks, and public pension funds. Strategies include Japanese equity, Asia ex-Japan alternatives, and Korean strategies. In addition to mutual fund offerings, the company offers advisory services to customers in Japan. Mutual fund offerings are offered directly or through brokerage houses, banks, and other intermediaries globally.

Business Details

Formerly Known As
Sparks Investment Adviser Company
Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
Japan Venture Capital Association (JVC)
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Primary Investor Type
Holding Company
Other Investor Types
Corporate Office
  • Shinagawa Season Terrace, 1-2-70 Minato-ku
  • 6th Floor
  • Tokyo, 108-0075
  • Japan
+81 00-0000-0000

SPARX Group Company Investments & Acquisitions (165)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Blue Laser Fusion 07-Mar-2024 Seed Round 000.00 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue
Creww 01-Feb-2024 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
BPO Technology 20-Nov-2023 00000 00000 00.000 Office Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 000
IJTT 10-Nov-2023 0000000000 00000 Road Profitable
Power Spin 10-Nov-2023 00000 00000 000.00 General Purpose Semiconductors Generating Revenue
AISing 01-Sep-2023 00000 00000 00.000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing Generating Revenue
Blue Laser Fusion 03-Aug-2023 0000 00000 0000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue
Realtime Robotics 09-Jun-2023 00000 00000 000.00 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue
Cellusion 06-Jun-2023 Later Stage VC 000.00 Drug Discovery Clinical Trials - Phase 1
Cluster 31-May-2023 Later Stage VC 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue
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SPARX Group Company Exits (39)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Nyle (Media and Information Services) 20-Dec-2023 IPO 000.00
iQPS 06-Dec-2023 000 000.00
Sigma-i 01-Dec-2023 000000000 00000000
Scage 24-Oct-2023 0000000 000000
Smart Radar System 22-Aug-2023 000 0000
Incubation Alliance 28-Apr-2023 000000000000000000
Ridge-i 26-Apr-2023 000 00.000
Ispace (Aerospace and Defense) 12-Apr-2023 000 000.00
AnyMind Group 29-Mar-2023 IPO 000.00
GaN Systems 02-Mar-2023 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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SPARX Group Company Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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SPARX Group Company Management, Team & Partners (10)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Shuhei Abe Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 00 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Hideyuki Ebihara We Partner 0 Tokyo, Japan
Takeshi Suzuki Group Chief Marketing Officer & Group Managing Executive Officer Tokyo, Japan
Shigeki Sakuraba Ph.D Group Executive Officer, Head of Medical Business Development & Venture Capitalist 0 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Fukami Masatoshi Executive Vice President 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
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SPARX Group Company Co-Investors (318)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Mirai Creation Capital 26 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mitsubishi UFJ Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SMBC Venture Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Toyota Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mizuho Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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SPARX Group Company FAQs

  • What is SPARX Group Company?

    SPARX Group Co is a Japan-based holding company engaged in the Asset Management Business and Investment Advisory Business, through its subsidiaries.

  • When was SPARX Group Company founded?

    SPARX Group Company was founded in 1989.

  • Who is the CEO of SPARX Group Company?

    Shuhei Abe is the CEO of SPARX Group Company.

  • Where is SPARX Group Company headquartered?

    SPARX Group Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

  • What is SPARX Group Company's total asset value?

    SPARX Group Company has around 000.00 in total assets under management.

  • How many investments has SPARX Group Company made?

    SPARX Group Company has made 165 investments.

  • What has SPARX Group Company invested in?

    SPARX Group Company has made numerous investments in companies like Blue Laser Fusion, Creww, and BPO Technology within the Alternative Energy Equipment, Media and Information Services (B2B), and Office Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has SPARX Group Company invested in recently?

    SPARX Group Company's latest investment was on 07-Mar-2024 in Blue Laser Fusion, a company within the Alternative Energy Equipment industry.

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