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ACQUISITIONS

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 1, 2022
Toshiba bidders narrowed down to two company groups
The embattled firm has received two bids for rebuilding the conglomerate, one led by state-backed fund Japan Investment Corp. and another by Tokyo-based fund Japan Industrial Partners Inc.
Japan Times
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Sep 27, 2022
Sports streamer DAZN agrees to buy rival Eleven
The deal will consolidate the streaming market in a number of countries as DAZN looks to further its offerings in Europe and expand into Taiwan and other Asian territories.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 18, 2022
Group of Japanese firms may join Toshiba buyout bidder
Japan Industrial Partners is proposing to take Toshiba private, sources said. Toshiba's market capitalization is currently around u00a52.2 trillion.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 16, 2022
Bain Capital gains Chinese watchdog's nod on Hitachi Metals deal
Hitachi Metals announced last year that a consortium led by global private equity firm Bain Capital would buy all the shares of the Hitachi subsidiary for u00a5817 billion ($5.7 billion).
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 8, 2022
Judge slams Elon Musk for not handing over texts in Twitter fight
Delaware Chancery Judge Kathaleen St. Jude McCormick said in a ruling there there were 'glaring deficiencies” in how Musk responded to Twitter's request for text messages.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 31, 2022
H.I.S. to sell Huis Ten Bosch resort stake to Hong Kong fund
The gain from the sale of its 66.7% stake in the theme park to Hong Kong private equity firm PAG is expected to help improve the balance sheet of H.I.S.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 30, 2022
A startup offers Japan's aging CEOs a worry-free succession plan
Every year, tens of thousands of businesses that help support Japan's deep industrial base close shop, unable to cope when company heads retire or fall ill.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 25, 2022
Morgan Stanley joint venture with MUFG tops first-half Japan M&A
The total value of all deals involving Japanese companies in the six months through June was roughly u00a512 trillion, down about 20% from a year earlier.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 21, 2022
Toshiba narrows buyout bidders to Bain, CVC, Brookfield and Japanese consortium, sources say
The race for what could be the country's biggest buyout deal this year is gathering pace, as the four bidders are now invited to conduct due diligence for several months.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 5, 2022
Knauf bid for Chiyoda Ute a rare example of foreign takeover success
The secret behind the deal? Seven years, a lot of conversations and plenty of patience.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 24, 2022
Sapporo U.S.A. to acquire Stone Brewing as it moves to speed up global expansion
Sapporo plans to brew its products at Stone facilities for U.S. distribution, while Stone will continue to brew its own lineup.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 3, 2022
Toshiba director opposes board nominees from Elliott and Farallon
The opposition signals a possible conflict ahead in what has become a litmus test for corporate governance in Japan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 2, 2022
Toshiba reveals buyout and alliance offers ahead of key shareholder meeting
The conglomerate's nuclear business, which is deemed important to Japan's national security, is seen as a major obstacle to any move to make Toshiba privately owned.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 26, 2022
Daiwa hiring M&A bankers in U.S. and Europe to tap dealmaking boom
By boosting its overseas network of about 500 investment bankers, Daiwa hopes to hit its target of earning u00a550 billion annually from M&A advisory in three to five years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 3, 2022
Square Enix to sell Tomb Raider studio and others to Embracer
The latest in a series of deals in the video games industry, the sale includes studios Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montreal and Square Enix Montreal.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 8, 2022
SoftBank's Arm plans IPO as sale to Nvidia collapses
The collapse of the sale of Arm is the latest challenge for Softbank founder Masayoshi Son, who has been buffeted by a downturn in the technology market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 26, 2022
Nvidia quietly prepares to abandon $40 billion bid for SoftBank's Arm
The purchase — poised to become the biggest chip deal ever when it was announced in 2020 — has drawn a fierce backlash from regulators and the chip industry.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Nov 25, 2021
Japanese financier scores big win in battle for Shinsei Bank
Shinsei Bank canceled a shareholder vote on a poison pill defense against a takeover bid from Yoshitaka Kitao's SBI Holdings that was scheduled for Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 18, 2021
U.S. hedge fund says both Shinsei and SBI at fault in takeover battle
'Both sides are not satisfying what shareholders would like to see,” said Dalton Investments co-founder and portfolio manager Jamie Rosenwald, whose firm holds about 3% of Shinsei for clients.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 10, 2021
Shinsei board member says the bank needs to improve performance
Shinsei has moved to defend itself from an SBI takeover bid, saying it would introduce a strategy designed to dilute the suitor's stake.

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