Goldman's Japan M&A chief sees hunger for more deals

Jul 9, 2014

Goldman's Japan M&A chief sees hunger for more deals

by Takahiko Hyuga

When a 210-year-old vinegar company bought Unilever’s Ragu and Bertolli pasta sauce business last month, it showed that Japanese firms are becoming more adventurous in their search for growth, said Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s national head of mergers and acquisitions. “Japan M&A is breaking ...

Dec 3, 2013

Panasonic eyes growth via auto parts ventures

Panasonic Corp. is in talks with automotive parts makers for possible acquisitions or alliances as Japan’s No. 2 TV maker seeks to expand the components it delivers to vehicle manufacturers. The supplier of lithium-ion batteries for Toyota Motor Corp. and Tesla Motors Inc. is ...