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J-REIT:Notice Concerning Acquisition of Domestic Real Estate-Hankyu Hanshin REIT

Mar 26, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>Hankyu Hanshin REIT' announcementHankyu Hanshin REIT, Inc. (hereafter “Hankyu Hanshin REIT”) hereby notifies that Hankyu Hanshin REIT Asset Management, Inc., the asset management company that Hankyu Hanshin REIT has selected to manage its assets (hereafter the “Asset Management Company”), today decided to make the following acquisition.

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Private Equity in Japan : Agreement of sale of equity stake in KEC Corporation

Mar 22, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

Private Equity in Japan>TOKIO MARINE CAPITAL's announcementTOKIO MARINE CAPITAL CO., LTD. (“TMC”) announced that TMCAP2011 limited partnership, which is an investment fund managed by TMC, reached an agreement with Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd. to sell its entire stake in KEC Corporation.

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Private Equity in Japan: Sunrise Capital Ⅲ has signed an agreement to acquire BLOOM Group

Mar 19, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

Private Equity in Japan>CLSA Capital Partners' announcementTokyo – Monday, 18 March 2019 – CLSA Capital Partners, the asset management business of CLSA, is pleased to announce that Sunrise Capital III (“Sunrise III”) has signed an agreement to acquire BLOOM Ltd. and its affiliated companies (“BLOOM Group” or “Company”), a leading designer, manufacturer and wholesaler of amusement-related products, toys and daily goods in Japan.  A fund of CLSA Capital Partners, Sunrise III invests in established, mid-cap companies with strong growth potential in Japan. 

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Private Equity in Japan: Notice of Agreement to Transfer Shares of AYUMI Pharmaceutical Corporation -Unison Capital, Inc.

Mar 18, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

Private Equity in Japan>Unison Capital's announcementWe are pleased to announce that Unison Capital Partners III, L.P. and other funds (“Unison”), for which we serve as advisors, and private equity funds managed by Blackstone (NYSE: BX) have entered into a share transfer agreement (the "Agreement") with respect to the transfer of all outstanding shares of AYUMI Pharmaceutical Corporation (“AYUMI”).

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J-REIT: Notice Concerning Acquisition of Property-Kenedix Retail REIT

Mar 13, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>Kenedix Retail REIT's announcement①Notice Concerning Acquisition of Property (Musashi Ranzan Distribution Center) >Kenedix Retail REIT's announcement②Notice Concerning Acquisition of Property (Yokohama Kamigo Distribution Center)

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Today's Pick

Mar 13, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

SoftBank sets up $5 bil. Latin America fund"Softbank has been aggressively expanding investment business and will be..." BusinessNissan cuts back on more business at English plant, pulling Infiniti from Western EuropeNissan, Renault and Mitsubishi seek fresh start after Carlos Ghosn era with new joint boardToyota and JAXA plan to send rover to the moon in 2029, with space inside for four astronautsSoftBank-backed startup Uhuru considering London listingSoftBank finds more love for early-stage investingSBI aims to raise ¥100 bil. for biz succession fund for small firms EconomyJapan's household spending rises 2.0% in January, up for second monthJapan's fourth-quarter GDP upgraded, but business conditions index continues downtrend Policy (BOJ)Has monetary easing run its course? 

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Private Equity in Japan: 500 Startups' Japan Team Starts New Fund Called Coral Capital

Mar 05, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

Private Equity in Japan>The 500 Startups Japan Team Launches Coral Capital500 Startups’ Japan team is breaking off to start a new early-stage investment firm called Coral Capital.

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J-REIT: Notice Concerning Acquisition of Asset (Silent Partnership Equity Interest)-Star Asia

Feb 27, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>Star Asia Investment Corporation's announcementStar Asia Investment Management Co., Ltd. (the "Asset Manager"), to which Star Asia Investment Corporation ("SAR") entrusts the management of its assets, announces today its decision on the following acquisition of an asset (Silent partnership equity interest).

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J-REIT : Notice Concerning Disposition of Trust Beneficiary Right in 8953 Osaka Shinsaibashi Building-Japan Retail

Feb 21, 2019
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J-REIT>Japan Retail Fund's announcementJapanm Retail Fund Investment Corporation ("JRF") announced today that Mitsubishi Corp.-UBS Ralty Inc., JRF's asset manager(the "Asset Manager"), determined to dispose of the trust beneficiary right in 8953 osaka Shinsaibashi Building.

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J-REIT: NIPPON REIT's announcement

Feb 20, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>NIPPON REIT's announcement①NIPPON REIT Investment Corporation ("NIPPON REIT") announces that Sojitz REIT Advisors K.K. ("SRA"), which is entrusted to manage the assets of NIPPON REIT, today decided on the following transfer and acquisition of assets (respectively the "Transfer" and the "Acquisition", and collecticely the "Transactions"). Futhermore, SRA decided cancellation of lease and leasing of asset related to the Transactions as well. The tenants of the properties to be acquired comply with the tenant screening criteria described in the Report on the Management Structure and System of the Issuer of Real Estate Investment Trust Units and Related Parties dated September 28, 2018. >NIPPON REIT's announcement②Supplementary Material Regarding "Transfer and Acquisition of Assets" >NIPPON REIT's announcement③NIPPON REIT Investment Corporation announces that it has decided on the following borrowing of funds.

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Private Equity in Japan: Sale of HVC Holdings, Inc. (the holding company of HIVIC Co., Ltd.)

Feb 19, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

Private Equity in Japan>Polaris's announcementPolaris Private Equity Fund Ⅲ("Polaris Fund Ⅲ"), managed by Polaris Capital Group Co., Ltd. ("Polaris"), has agreed with Yamane Hisano Co., Ltd. ("YHC") on the sale of all of the shares (with 100% of the voting rights) of HVC Holdings, Inc. (the holding company of HIVIC Co., Ltd.) ("HIVIC") owned by Polaris Fund Ⅲand other shareholder to YHC and signed Share Purchase Agreement today.

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J-REIT: Notice of Acquisition and Disposition of Assets-Nippon Building Fund Inc.

Feb 18, 2019
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>Nippon Building Fund's announcement(Acquisition of G-BASE TAMACHI and one other property, and disposition of NBF Shibakouen Daimon Street Bldg. and one other property)Nippon Building Fund Management, Ltd. ("NBFM"), to which Nippon Building Fund, Inc. (“NBF”) entrusts asset management services, hereby provides notice of its decision on February 15, 2019 to acquisition and disposition of assets.

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