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31 October 2016

J-STAR taps second fund to buy marketing business ASIRO

lawyers-1000803_960_720 Japanese private equity firm J-STAR has tapped its second fund to buy internet marketing provider ASIRO.

13 October 2016

J-Star’s third fund set to hit $150m first close

lotus-1585409_960_720 Japanese private equity firm J-Star is nearing a $150m first close on its third buyout fund, putting it 50 per cent of the way to its target.

30 August 2016

MBK halts plans to buy Accordia Golf

golf-967265_960_720 Seoul-based private equity firm MBK Partners has reportedly halted its plans to buy Japanese golf course operator Accordia Golf.

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.

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

Permira buys John Masters Organics for $364m

demonstration-425278_960_720 Global private equity firm Permira has bought organic cosmetics brand John Masters Organics for $364m.

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.

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