Toshiba woe holds lessons for Japanese buyers

As Japan’s cross-border M&A boom continues, buyers should learn from Toshiba, Kirin, and Japan Post’s mistakes, which are creating new inbound M&A opportunities.
June 21, 2017

Kirin to pay $2.5 billion for Lion Nathan

Japan's second-largest beverage company is on the way to completing yet another earnings-accretive acquisition. But debt levels have soared, and targets are running out.
April 27, 2009

Kirin makes move on Lion Nathan

In pursuit of its policy of earnings-accretive growth, Kirin takes the first step towards a possible privatisation of the Australian alcoholic beverages company.
April 23, 2009

Kirin moves in on San Miguel Brewery

Japan's Kirin is in exclusive discussions to buy San Miguel's beer business, which includes the Philippines' top four brands, in a deal worth an estimated $1.25 billion.
January 19, 2009