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Offering & Capabilities

Atago Pacific Investment Partners is a cross border advisory boutique dedicated to creating long term value for our clients and partners. 

Working with leading global institutional investors and corporations in Japan, Europe, and the United States, Atago Pacific provides financial market and operating solutions to complex investment opportunities and private market growth strategies. Atago Pacific works with a broad range of clients to provide strategic advisory services including mergers & acquisitions, joint venture formation, recapitalizations, fund placement, and bespoke private market investment products. We do this while also recognizing that in private markets people are as much of the success in each opportunity as is the numbers themselves. Understanding the needs of all the market participants is what creates long-term successful relationships. This cultural arbitrage is but one of many of our competitive advantages and sets us apart from our competitors.

Slide Our Expertise Working on behalf of some of the world’s largest investors to create long-term risk adjusted value in alternative or private market investments. Senior management has worked with some of Japan’s largest and most respected companies investing in opportunities in the U.S., Europe, and other regions of the world.

Working as a trusted and respected advisor for Japanese institutional and corporate investors in sourcing and selecting top-tier investment managers and operating partners for new investment vehicles.

Structuring programmatic joint ventures, separate accounts, entry level investments, recapitalizations, leading takeover assignments, and underwriting portfolio transactions.

Key Relationships in Japan

Operating in Japan and pan-Asia through our principals since 1996, Atago Pacific has created many strong and enduring relationships in Japan with both institutional investors and corporate multinationals.

Our History

Atago Pacific was founded in 2003 in Tokyo, Japan by Michael Marshall and was one of the first middle market buyout firms in the country. Mr. Marshall has over 30 years in private equity, real estate investments, and advisory experience. Mr. Marshall has invested and advised on more than $20 billion of private equity and real estate transactions across industries and product types through multiple cycles.



Michael Marshall founded PineRidge Partners, one of the first investment firms in Japan


PineRidge grows to 12 operating companies with ~ $2.0 billion in revenue


Created partnership with a Middle Eastern investor and a U.S. Real Estate Asset Manager to acquire Hotel Portfolio


PineRidge Partners creates its Cross Border Advisory business


PineRidge works with a U.S. Real Estate Asset Manager to acquire a U.S. Office portfolio


PineRidge changes name to Atago Pacific and expands operations to the United States


Atago Pacific formally moves operations to the United States


Atago Pacific creates its Fund Management business


Atago Pacific enters a strategic fee alliance with ITOCHU International to source Japanese investment Capital

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