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Carlyle hires Morgan Stanley banker for Japan operations - sources

Nov 01 2018

TOKYO, Nov 1 Private equity firm Carlyle Group has hired a senior official from Morgan Stanley for its Japan operations as it shifts target to spin-offs of businesses by large Japanese companies, two people with knowledge of the hiring said.

Japan's $20 billion state-backed fund seeks to team up with global PE firms

Oct 24 2018

TOKYO Newly formed Japan Investment Corp (JIC), armed with $20 billion of government money, wants to team up with global private equity firms to invest in Japanese companies to boost the nation's competitiveness, the head of the organization said on Wednesday.

Turkey's Yildiz launches Godiva Japan sale: sources

Oct 23 2018

TOKYO Turkey's Yildiz Holding has launched the sale of Godiva chocolate's Japanese business with the first round of the auction set to close early next month, sources said.

KKR's Calsonic buys Fiat Chrysler parts firm Magneti Marelli for $7.1 billion

Oct 22 2018

TOKYO/MILAN Japan's Calsonic Kansei, owned by U.S. private equity firm KKR, has agreed to buy Fiat Chrysler's Magneti Marelli for 6.2 billion euros ($7.1 billion) to form the seventh-largest independent car parts supplier. | Video

Japan's antitrust watchdog ends inspection over Airbnb

Oct 10 2018

TOKYO Japan's antitrust watchdog said on Wednesday it would end its inspection of the Japanese operations of Airbnb Inc as the U.S. home-sharing platform provider has taken appropriate measures to eliminate suspicion.

Anbang in talks to sell Japan real estate to Blackstone, other bidders: sources

Sep 26 2018

TOKYO/HONG KONG Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd [ANBANG.UL] aims to sell $200 million worth of Japanese real estate to bidders including Blackstone Group LP , about two years after buying them from the U.S. investment firm, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

Tennis: Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

Sep 09 2018

TOKYO Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

Sep 09 2018

TOKYO Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

Sep 09 2018

TOKYO Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

Sep 09 2018

TOKYO, Sept 9 Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

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