Aozora Bank has launches RJA Energy Investment Business Limited Partnership, a fund formed in collaboration with renewable energy generation project developer Renewable Japan and Japan Asia Investment to fund solar power projects throughout Japan.

Together with Renewable Japan and JAIC, the Bank has jointly financed RJA Energy GP Co., Ltd. which will serve as fund manager. Aozora and its fund partners will also invest in the fund along with Mitsubishi UFJ Lease and Finance Company Limited. It intend to finance individual solar power projects with capital from the fund, as well as secure additional financing from financial institutions.

Leveraging our expertise in specialty finance, a focus area in our business strategy, the Bank has contributed to the development of renewable energy in Japan since the introduction of the Feed- in Tariff (FIT) system through project financing arrangements targeting solar power -centered renewable energy projects. By participating in this fund, the Bank aims to accelerate our renewable energy efforts in order to address the environmental and energy -related issues affecting the country.

Aozora aims to become a trusted " Primary Secondary Bank: An Even More Reliable Partner" through the provision of highly differentiated and specialized financial services which respond to the management needs of our customers.