/ Apr 20, 2017

Japan Post could post giant loss on Toll Holdings acquisition

Japan Post Holdings might post impairment losses worth hundreds of billions of yen for fiscal 2016 related to its 2015 acquisition of an Australian logistics firm, sources said. Toll Holdings is reeling from declining parcel volumes sparked by a drop in Australia's natural resource prices, ...

Jun 1, 2016

Crisis management driving Japan Inc. deals as firms divest

The nation's companies are targeting mergers and acquisitions abroad as the third-largest economy stagnates, yet it is crisis management that is driving deal volume in the country this year, not international expansion. Announced acquisitions involving Japanese firms as the target or asset seller in the ...

/ Mar 12, 2014

Taiwan regulators delay Tokyo Star sale over breaches

Taiwan is delaying approval of CTBC Financial Holding Co.'s planned ¥52 billion purchase of Japan's Tokyo Star Bank Ltd. after finding internal-control breaches at CTBC's banking unit. Taiwan Financial Supervisory Commission's Jean Chiu, a spokeswoman for the FSC's banking bureau, said Tuesday that its consideration ...