Notes From the Road: Japan - A Story of Incremental Progress, Not Radical Change

Thought Leadership

6 min read | by Rich McCormick | I recently spent two weeks traveling in Japan, meeting with leaders across a range of industries, from banking to real estate to industrials to technology.  Over the past several decades, our team has visited the country consistently, helping us find many “diamonds in the rough.”  We have noted positive – albeit slow – developments across the corporate landscape, particularly over the past several years.  Increasingly, I have heard investors speaking of enormous change underway in Japan, but my trip revealed a more nuanced story of continued incremental progress rather than radical change.