NEWS & VIEWS

Global private equity and venture capital news and research

Japan

1 August 2016

Japanese FinTech startup Paidy closes $15m Series B round

credit card payment Paidy, a Tokyo-based cardless e-commerce payment and instant credit service, has closed a $15m Series B round.

1 August 2016

MPM Capital, Astellas Pharma launches digital health VC fund

health healthcare drugs pills medication medical US venture capital firm MPM Capital has teamed up with Japanese pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma to launch a digital health investment company.

22 July 2016

Thailand’s online payment platform Omise raises $17.5m

Thai Baht Japanese venture capital firm SBI Investment has led a $17.5m Series B round in Thailand’s online payment solutions platform Omise.

22 July 2016

Permira, Carlyle linked with potential Wako Pure Chemical stake buy

lab-674467_1920 Private equity powerhouses Permira and Carlyle have been linked with a potential buyout of a majority stake in Wako Pure Chemical Industries from Takeda Pharmaceutical.

15 July 2016

MBK may rock Japan’s PE landscape with new mega-deal for Accordia

golf-course-828978_640 South Korean buyout house MBK Partners is about to close one of the biggest private equity deals in Japan in recent years, eyeing a JPY160bn ($1.5bn) buy of golf course operator Accordia.

27 June 2016

JAFCO leads $20m round for bitcoin trading platform Quoine

bitcoin-910307_1280 Japanese venture capital major JAFCO has led a $20m Series A financing round for bitcoin trading platform Quoine.

9 June 2016

Permira picks banks to run potential 2017 Sushiro Global IPO

chef-1209161_1920 European private equity house Permira has hired investment banks to run its mooted IPO of Japanese sushi restaurant chain Sushiro Global, it is understood.

27 May 2016

MBK-backed Komeda to raise up to $550m in Tokyo IPO

coffee__cafe170sq Japanese coffee shop chain Komeda Coffee, owned by South Korean PE firm MBK Partners, has received approval to float on the Tokyo stock exchange and may raise JPY60.2bn ($547m) from the transaction.

26 May 2016

KKR in rescue talks with airbag maker Takata

auto-245448_960_720 US buyout house KKR & Co is reportedly in talks to buy a majority stake in Japanese air bag maker Takata.

23 May 2016

Carlyle seeks $1bn for Asia Growth Partners V

zen-garden-1143441_640 Global private equity firm Carlyle has launched fundraising for a new Asia-focused growth fund with a target size of $1bn, sources with knowledge of the matter told AltAssets.

Page 3 of 4912345...102030...Last »

Legals & Terms of UsePrivacy Policy


AltAssets is registered as a trademark of Investor Networks Limited (06695690).
Registered Office: WeWork 4001, 1 Fore Street, London, EC2Y 5EJ
Content is © AltAssets 2000-2016