With Japanese Government bonds yields stuck at around 0% as part of the Japanese government's Abenomics policies, traditionally risk averse Japanese investors are rebalancing their portfolios and moving into alternative investments at record rates. Private debt, infrastructure and private equity are some of the asset classes currently proving popular with Japanese investors, largely due to the higher yields offered. This increased interest in private equity has seen the development of, and a rapid increase in the use of, a new type of Cayman Islands investment vehicle, the private equity type unit trust.

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