May 10, 2017

SoftBank said close to finalizing $95 billion tech fund

SoftBank Group Corp. is close to announcing commitments of as much as $95 billion (¥10.8 trillion) for its technology fund, people familiar with the matter said. The fundraising close will be announced as soon as next week, said the people, asking not to be ...

/ Apr 26, 2017

Hitachi may team up with U.K. fund to buy Toshiba unit

Hitachi may work with a British investment fund to acquire Swiss power-meter maker Landis+Gyr, a Toshiba unit being considered for sale, sources said. The acquisition is expected to cost more than ¥200 billion. A recent proposal calls for CVC Capital Partners to acquire a ...

Japan, UAE reach broad agreement on investment pact

Apr 24, 2017

Japan, UAE reach broad agreement on investment pact

Japan and the United Arab Emirates agreed Monday to broaden economic ties as Tokyo eyes an extension in Japanese companies’ rights in many of the Abu Dhabi oil fields prior to their expiration in 2018. “By realizing the early signing of (the investment) agreement, ...

Mar 15, 2017

China's Anbang Insurance denies investment in Kushner property

China’s Anbang Insurance Group said it is not investing in a flagship Manhattan office tower owned by the family of Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser. Anbang was named in a Bloomberg report on Monday as a possible investor in ...