Bain is selling 49.9% of Bellsystem24 to Japan's Itochu. David Gross-Loh talks to FinanceAsia about how the private equity firm has helped the call centre to grow.
Deal re-constituted to skew more paper to Japanese retail investors.
The company, Japan's second-largest private-sector life insurer, will use the proceeds to fund its acquistion of US company Protective Insurance Company.
Spin-off from Japan's Accordia Group targets S$758.5m-S$782m IPO in Singapore. Germany's I-REIT Global could yet follow.
The world’s biggest international creditors have lent to firms ranging from China’s Alibaba to Australian miners and are scouting for US and Asian acquisitions.
Dai-ichi Life Insurance plans to purchase US-listed Protective Life for Y500 billion. All eyes are on how it will raise the necessary funds.
Japan’s prime minister needs to overcome domestic resistance to change for essential third arrow to succeed.
Matt Hanning is promoted to the Swiss bank's top corporate finance and advisory role in Asia Pacific and gains a seat on the global investment banking executive committee.
Yuzo Otsuka, UBS’s head of mergers and acquisitions in Japan, talks to FinanceAsia about the trend in Japanese outbound M&A.
The Japanese state-run entity raises its first dual-tranche note of the year to finance its operations amid a relatively low US Treasury yield environment.
Abenomics' third arrow - structural reforms - has yet to hit its mark. Takahira Ogawa, Standard & Poor’s director of sovereign ratings, outlines the challenges.
A roundup of the latest syndicated loan market news.
The world’s largest supplier of personal computers raises an inaugural $1.5 billion bond to feed its hunger for acquisitions.
We have selected the landmark deals during the Japanese financial year April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. Here are the write-ups.
We present the firms that demonstrated the best track record in Japan during the Japanese financial year April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. Here are the awards updated with the write-ups.