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Bain Capital in early stages of talks to raise Japan fund -source

2:09pm IST

TOKYO Global private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC is in early talks with investors about raising a new fund targeting mid-sized Japanese companies, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

Bain Capital in early stages of talks to raise Japan fund -source

2:03pm IST

TOKYO, July 18 Global private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC is in early talks with investors about raising a new fund targeting mid-sized Japanese companies, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

Hitachi starts sale of $5.6 billion chemical unit, first bids due by Aug. 9: sources

11 Jul 2019

TOKYO Japan's Hitachi Ltd has started the formal process for the sale of its $5.6 billion chemical unit with initial bids due in August, people familiar with the matter said, a deal that is expected to draw interest from global private-equity firms.

Japan overhauls buyout guidelines to protect minority shareholders

28 Jun 2019

TOKYO Japan's trade ministry has overhauled guidelines for mergers and acquisitions to better protect minority shareholders in the case of management buyouts, a reform that comes amid a renewed focus on shareholder rights.

Former CEO of Japan's Lixil returns after governance tussle

25 Jun 2019

TOKYO The former chief executive of Japanese toilet maker Lixil Group was reinstated on Tuesday after shareholders backed him at an annual general meeting (AGM), likely marking a high-profile victory for corporate governance in Japan.

UPDATE 4-Former CEO of Japan's Lixil returns after governance tussle

25 Jun 2019

* Focus should now be on profitability - Jefferies (Recasts, adds CEO quotes)

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman

14 Jun 2019

TOKYO Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday.

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman

14 Jun 2019

TOKYO Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday.

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker in Gulf of Oman: shipping company president

14 Jun 2019

TOKYO Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker in a suspected attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the president of the shipping company said on Friday.

"Flying objects" damaged Japanese tanker in Gulf of Oman - shipping company president

14 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 14 Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker in a suspected attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the president of the shipping company said on Friday.

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