The main businesses of Mercuria Investment Co., Ltd. are Fund management (90.6% of operating revenue in FY12/17), where it forms and manages funds for domestic and overseas investors, and Principal investment (9.4%), where it invests its own funds. In October 2005, Mercuria was founded with the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) as its main shareholder and formed its Fund No. 1 (see Business description section for more information). With a focus on cross-border investment opportunities, the company provides financial and business support to Japanese businesses and assets with growth potential, and distributes the returns to investors. Mercuria also forms and manages financial products to invest in overseas businesses and assets that provide strong and stable returns, and repatriates investment gains from these products.