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Ceberus to cut stake in Japanese Aozora Bank

US buyout firm Cerberus Capital Management LP intends to shed up to 632.5m shares in Japan’s Aozora Bank Ltd (TYO:8304), a move that would lower its voting stake to 7.7% from 57.8%, the lender said in a statement today. More […]

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German Bosch unveils €1.1bn disposal of Denso stake

German technology supplier Robert Bosch GmbH said on Thursday it had recently disposed of its remaining 5% stake in Japanese car parts maker Denso Corp (TYO:6902) for around


Dole Food in talks to sell non-core assets to Japan’s Itouchu

US fresh fruit and vegetables producer Dole Food Company Inc (NYSE:DOLE) moved to address market rumours by announcing it was in talks with Japan's Itochu Corporation (TYO:8001) over

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Sponsor Hellman & Friedman exits Goodman Global in $3.7bn deal

Japanese air conditioning systems maker Daikin Industries Ltd (TYO:6367) said today it had sealed a definitive deal to buy US sector player Goodman Global Inc for USD3.7bn (EUR2.9bn)


Permira-backed Consumer invests in Japanese sushi chain Akindo

Irish investor Consumer Equity Investments Ltd (CEIL), backed by British buyout firm Permira Advisers LLP, said on Friday it had agreed to buy the stake held by Japan's

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Japanese Mizuho agrees to acquire the Brazilian corporate banking arm of WestLB

Japan's Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd, a unit of Mizuho Financial Group Inc (TYO:8411), announced today it had signed a deal to take over the Brazilian corporate banking arm

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Yahoo’s Japanese arm in mobile phone portal JV with India’s Bharti Group

Yahoo Japan Corp (TYO:4689), a unit of US digital media giant Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), said on Tuesday it would create a joint venture to provide services in India with

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Tesco to exit Japan via two-stage sale to domestic player Aeon

British retailer Tesco Plc (LON:TSCO) said on Monday it would sell 50% in its Japanese business to domestic sector player Aeon Co Ltd (TYO:8267) as part of a

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British bank Lloyds to dispose of Japanese GoLloyds unit

British lender Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LON:LLOY) announced on Tuesday it will dispose of its remittance operations in Japan, called GoLloyds, to local Shinsei Bank Ltd (TYO:8303) for


Daiwa mandated to help Poland to tap Japanese bond market

Japanese investment bank Daiwa Securities Capital Markets Company, part of Daiwa Securities Group Inc (TYO:8601), was hired manager for a sale of Samurai bonds, or yen debt sold in Japan

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