NEWS

  • February 28, 2020

    JB Nordic Fund invests in Sensible 4, a company developing autonomous driving software for all weather conditions

    JB Nordic Fund I SCSp (JB Nordic Fund), advised by Finland-based NordicNinja VC (registered name: JB Nordic Ventures Oy), a joint venture between JBIC IG Partners and AS BaltCap, has made an investment in Sensible 4 Oy (Sensible 4), a Finnish company developing autonomous driving software for all weather conditions.
    For details, please see the press release from NordicNinja VC. (URL)

  • November 25, 2019

    JB Nordic Fund invests in Combinostics, an AI-based software company for diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases

    JB Nordic Fund I SCSp (JB Nordic Fund), advised by Finland-based NordicNinja VC (registered name: JB Nordic Ventures Oy), a joint venture between JBIC IG Partners and AS BaltCap, has made an investment in Combinostics Oy (Combinostics), a Finnish company developing an AI-based software platform for diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
    For details, please see the press release from NordicNinja VC. (URL)

  • October 11, 2019

    JB Nordic Fund invests in Einride, Swedish TaaS Operator

    JB Nordic Fund I SCSp (JB Nordic Fund), advised by Finland-based NordicNinja VC (registered name: JB Nordic Ventures Oy), a joint venture between JBIC IG Partners and AS BaltCap, has made an investment in Einride AB (Einride), a TaaS (transport-as-a-service) operator in Sweden.
    For details, please see the press release from NordicNinja VC. (URL)

  • June 28, 2019

    JB Nordic Fund invests in Bolt, a ride-hailing company

    JB Nordic Fund I SCSp (JB Nordic Fund), advised by Finland-based NordicNinja VC (registered name: JB Nordic Ventures Oy), a joint venture between JBIC IG Partners and AS BaltCap, has invested in the Estonian company Bolt (formerly Taxify).(PDF

  • June 6, 2019

    JB Nordic Fund invests in Flexound, the Augmented Audio Company

    JB Nordic Fund I SCSp (JB Nordic Fund), advised by Finland-based JB Nordic Ventures, a joint venture between JBIC IG Partners and AS BaltCap, has made an investment in Flexound Systems Oy (Flexound), the Augmented Audio Company in Finland.(PDF

  • May 16, 2019

    JB Nordic Fund invests in MaaS Global, all-in-one mobility service startup

    JB Nordic Fund I SCSp (JB Nordic Fund), advised by Finland-based JB Nordic Ventures, a joint venture between JBIC IG Partners and AS BaltCap, has made an investment in MaaS Global Oy (MaaS Global), an all-in-one mobility service startup in Finland.(PDF

  • March 5, 2019

    Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF) invests in Sovcombank, a leading Russian private bank

    The Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF), advised by JBIC IG Partners, and its co-investors including the Russian Direct Investment Fund have signed an agreement to acquire a stake in Sovcombank, a leading Russian privately owned bank.(PDF

  • January 15, 2019

    Launch of a New Venture Capital Fund Targeting the Nordic and Baltic Region

    JBIC IG Partners and BaltCap, a leading private equity and venture capital firm in the Baltics, have agreed to launch a new venture capital fund, JB Nordic Fund I, to invest in startups in the Nordic and Baltic region. The Fund will be advised by a newly-established Helsinki-based advisory company, JB Nordic Ventures. (PDF)

  • December 14, 2018

    Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF) invests in R-Pharm, a leading Russian pharmaceutical company

    The Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF), advised by JBIC IG Partners, and its co-investors including the Russian Direct Investment Fund have acquired a stake in R-Pharm, a leading Russian pharmaceutical company.(PDF)

  • September 19, 2018

    Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF) invests in WayRay, a company developing AR HUD for automobiles

    The Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF), advised by JBIC IG Partners, and its co-investors including the Russian Direct Investment Fund have signed a definitive agreement to acquire a stake in WayRay, a technology company developing next-generation head-up display (HUD) products for automobiles. (PDF)

  • May 28, 2018

    JBIC IG Partners and RDIF agree with partners to collaborate in the Russian bioenergy industry

    JBIC IG Partners and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), as part of the Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF), together with Japan’s Prospect Co., Ltd. and the Russian Forest Products Group (RFP), have agreed to collaborate and consider potential investments in Russia’s biofuel industry.(PDF)

  • March 29, 2018

    Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF) invests in Doctis telemedicine platform

    The Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF) advised by JBIC IG Partners, and its co-investors including the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) have signed a definitive agreement to acquire a stake in Doctis, a multifunctional telemedicine service company.(PDF)

  • December 6, 2017

    First transactions under Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF)

    We are pleased to announce Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF), on which JBIC IG Partners provides counsel, invested in two enterprises in the field of energy infrastructure, and is also currently in the process of closing a deal to invest in another enterprise in the field of industrial production. (PDF)

  • September 19, 2017

    Relocation of JBIC IG Partners Head Office

    JBIC IG Partners is pleased to announce to relocate its head office to the address mentioned below on September 19, 2017.

    New Address: Otemachi First Square East Tower 11F
    1-5-1, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004, JAPAN (Access)
  • September 8, 2017

    Establishment of Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF)

    Russia-Japan Investment Fund (RJIF) is established and joint investment framework with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), sovereign wealth fund of the Russian Federation, is agreed. (PDF)

  • June 30, 2017

    Establishment of JBIC IG Partners

    JBIC IG Partners is established by Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and Industrial Growth Platform,Inc.(IGPI) with the aim of creating long-term and sustainable value for investors and industries through development of global business opportunities and a disciplined investment approach.