The Carlyle Group
, a global investment firm, is investing in Tokiwa Corporation
, a company known for research, development and manufacturing of cosmetic products, through a strategic business and capital alliance. Headquartered in Nakatsugawa, Gifu, Japan, Tokiwa has been established for more than 70 years and is well-known for its innovations in cosmetic formulations and componentry. The company has advanced research and development capabilities with more than 400 patents worldwide, and is a supplier to prominent beauty brands around the world.