Private equity firm Bain Capital will divest nearly a third of its stake in the Japanese restaurant chain operator, which it acquired for $2.1 billion in 2011.
Books open for a 167,000 unit sale in Nippon Prologis Reit, the latest J-Reit looking to tap capital markets.
Demand for GLP J-Reit, which has a portfolio of 30 logistics facilities in Tokyo and Osaka, allowed the issuer to price units at a 2% discount to August 18's closing price.
The Japanese megabank furthers its Asian expansion by buying 12.25% of Cambodia’s Acleda for over Y10b. Acleda’s CEO speaks to FinanceAsia.
Despite the recent sell-off of US high yield bonds, Kenneth Leech, CIO at Western Asset Management, says he remains overweight the sector; plus why he is short the yen.
Books opened for a 293 million share sale in GLP J-Reit, which has a portfolio of 30 logistics facilities in Tokyo and Osaka.
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.