An investor and operator in the ski resort sector in Japan, focused on acquiring and converting existing ski resorts into year-round family gathering places by creating a "village" concept akin to those found in North America and Europe which offer recreational amenities for skiers and non-skiers alike. Matakite currently owns three ski resorts, one in Hokkaido and two in the northern Kanto area.

Matakite was acquired by Grove International Partner on May 01, 2006.

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Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, leisure ranked 37 in number of deals in 2006. The largest leisure acquisition in 2006 was Intrawest Resorts Holdings - which was acquired by Fortress Investment Group for $2.8B.

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