At this rate, the value of private equity purchases in 2021 will surpass the total for all of 2020 in just a few weeks, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
For Tara Lachapelle's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Often all it takes is an oblivious worker clicking a tainted e-mail link, or an IT department getting momentarily lazy about computer-system hygiene.
The firm's strategy of spending heaps of borrowed money to produce future programming left it remarkably and uniquely prepared for the COVID-19 crisis.
The dissolution of the Haven accord is emblematic of the profound challenge that haunts business leaders and politicians alike.
Five states passed ballot measures on marijuana use. It was a moment that cannabis companies and their investors have been waiting for: to be considered a legitimate industry.
As many have discovered while working from home, we really do print more than we think.
The rise of the streaming-video leader has spurred a rash of mergers that are transforming the industry.
As "Avengers: Endgame" smashes box-office records, Walt Disney Co.'s greatest challenge is coming into focus: How will the moviemaking giant outdo itself? The final installment of Marvel's "Avengers" franchise generated some $1.2 billion in global ticket sales and more than $350 million in North America ...
Sony Corp.'s latest earnings disappointment held a silver lining: the company's willingness to entertain some of activist investor Daniel Loeb's suggestions. And it may be just the beginning. The Tokyo-based company forecast a $1.1 billion annual loss as it sells the personal computer business and ...