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18 March 2016

Orix expands PE business into US, plans $1bn in deals

new-york-817973_1280 Japanese financial services company Orix is reportedly planning to spend $1bn on US private equity deals.

16 February 2016

Landmark buys Euro RE fund interest from Japanese bank Norinchukin

euros coins Private equity and real estate secondaries firm Landmark Partners has purchased a stake in a tail-end European real estate fund.

18 January 2016

J-Star buys nursing care services provide Platia

Nurse Plus Japanese private equity firm J-Star has purchased nursing care services provider Platia for an undisclosed fee.

8 December 2015

J-Star backs energy saving company ESCO

electricity energy power Japanese private equity firm J-Star has backed ESCO, a provider of energy saving products and services, with an undisclosed investment.

28 September 2015

MBK, Goldman reduce stake in Universal Studios Japan’s owner

leisure-199231_640 A consortium including South Korean private equity firm MBK Partners and Goldman Sachs has sold a 51 per cent stake in Japanese theme park operator USJ.

3 August 2015

Blackstone, Fortress Investment in the race to buy Japan’s Simplex

tokyo-japan-965322-m US private equity firms Blackstone Group and Fortress Investment Group have both been shortlisted for the second round of bidding for Japan’s Simplex Investment Advisors.

15 July 2015

Permira bulks up Japan team with Ryotaro Fujii hire

AAEAAQAAAAAAAALPAAAAJGFmNzQ1MTY0LTUzMDgtNGFmYy1iODBlLWE5MmIyMmE3YTJiYg European private equity firm Permira has bought in ex-KKR deal-maker Ryotaro Fujii to head its Japan operations, AltAssets understands.

15 June 2015

Japan’s Polaris Capital acquires Japanese massage salon chain

foot-massage-1254995-m Polaris Capital Group, a Tokyo-based, mid-cap private equity fund house, said it is to acquire all of the outstanding shares of a massage salon chain known as Factory Japan Group, which has just entered the Chinese market.

21 May 2015

Bain looking to downsize stake in Japanese Skylark

sushi food restaurant US-based private equity firm Bain Capital is reportedly set to offload part of its 70 per cent stake in Japanese restaurant chain Skylark Co.

1 May 2015

Unison-backed Asahi Tec offloads casting assets

forging-the-iron-676123-m Private equity-backed Asahi Tec, a Japanese auto-parts supplier, is set to offload a portfolio companies covering casting and forging, AltAssets understands.

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