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Toshiba went private through a takeover bid after a series of battles with activist shareholders.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 21, 2024
Management buyouts by big companies on rise in Japan
The total value of management buyout deals exceeded ¥1.4 trillion in Japan in 2023 to hit a record high.
Buyouts by management and controlling parties have surged this year in Japan, with the total value now set to pass ¥1 trillion.
Dec 3, 2023
Being a listed company in Japan is losing its luster
Japan's corporate landscape is shifting as companies opt for management buyouts.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 31, 2020
Taisho emerges as lead bidder for Takeda $3 billion consumer unit
Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings Co. has emerged as the leading contender to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.’s Japanese consumer health care business, according to people familiar with the matter.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 20, 2018
Taisho Pharmaceutical to buy Bristol-Myers' OTC unit for $1.6 billion
Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings Co. will purchase Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s over-the-counter (OTC) drug unit in France for $1.6 billion (about ¥180 billion) to gain a footing in the European consumer drug market, the companies said Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 17, 2018
Taisho said to near $1.6 billion deal for Bristol-Myers unit
Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings Co. is nearing a deal to buy Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s French over-the-counter unit, people familiar with the matter said, as the Japanese drugmaker seeks to boost its overseas presence.
Japan Times
Rugby / RWC Countdown
Sep 19, 2018
Uehara finds common thread between rugby and business
Akira Uehara, the president of longtime rugby national team sponsor Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., played in the front row for Keio University's B.Y.B Rugby Football Club in the 1960s.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 27, 2017
Japan's energy drink makers look to women to reverse flagging sales
Energy drink makers are looking to perk up sales by launching products targeted at women and changing their marketing techniques to adopt to changing social norms.
Mar 6, 2015
Home design; Pacific war; CM of the week: Taisho Pharmaceutical
TV Asahi's "Before/After" (Sun., 6:57 p.m.) is single-handedly responsible for the "reform boom." The show has inspired thousands of families to remodel their homes into something more livable and aesthetically pleasing.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan