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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.

23 March 2015

Bain looks to acquire Japan Wind Development in $80m deal

wind-turbine-1424480-m Global private equity firm Bain Capital is looking to a launch an $80m deal to take publicly-traded Japan Wind Development (JWD) private.

16 March 2015

NPS helps UnisonCap raise just under $300m for debut Korean fund $

korean Japan-headquartered Unison Capital has raised nearly $300m for its first Korea-focused private equity fund.

13 February 2015

Bain to buy Japanese hotel operator Ooedo-Onsen in $422m deal

img_about_b02 Global private equity firm Bain Capital has agreed to buy out shareholders of Japanese hotel and spa operator Ooedo-Onsen Holdings.

23 January 2015

Tokio Marine’s Japan-focused Fund IV 50 per cent invested

Japanese flag pole Japanese private equity investor Tokio Marine Capital has invested around 50 per cent of its fourth vehicle and is said to be eyeing smaller deals.

19 December 2014

TPG Japan spinout NSSK seals first deal for amusement park company

rollercoaster_amusement_170sq A Japan-based team of private equity investors at TPG Capital has spunout to form a new firm called Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko (NSSK).

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