LBO Focus: Japan’s Aging Population Burnishes Health Deals

Laura Cooper
September 6, 2016
Wall Street Journal

“The Japanese government realizes the country lacks a sufficient capacity of nursing homes and senior-care facilities. For the past five years, the government has worked to incentivize the private sector to take on the task of building nursing homes and other such health-care facilities. To attract this kind of development, the government has provided subsidies for the construction costs of new facilities as well as discounts on property taxes.”

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Laura Cooper is a 2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow.