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RPT-UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Apollo hires Bain executive to launch Japan business -sources

06 Dec 2019

TOKYO/HONG KONG, Dec 5 Private equity firm Apollo Global Management has hired a former executive from rival Bain Capital to head its operations in Tokyo, becoming the latest global fund to set up shop in Japan, five people with knowledge of the matter said.

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Apollo hires Bain executive to launch Japan business -sources

06 Dec 2019

TOKYO/HONG KONG, Dec 5 Private equity firm Apollo Global Management has hired a former executive from rival Bain Capital to head its operations in Tokyo, becoming the latest global fund to set up shop in Japan, five people with knowledge of the matter said.

Apollo hires Bain executive to launch Japan business-sources

05 Dec 2019

TOKYO/HONG KONG, Dec 5 Private equity firm Apollo Global Management has hired a former executive from rival Bain Capital to head its operations in Tokyo, becoming the latest global fund to set up shop in Japan, five people with knowledge of the matter said.

Airbnb lobbies local Japan governments to ease curbs for Olympics

19 Nov 2019

TOKYO Airbnb Inc said on Tuesday it is lobbying local governments in Japan to ease curbs on short-term home rentals during next year's Tokyo Olympics, seeking to counter a thicket of rules imposed last year.

Fortress plays long game in bidding war for Unizo, lifts offer just a bit

15 Nov 2019

TOKYO Fortress Investment Group on Friday raised its bid for Japan's Unizo Holdings by just 2.5%, still far below an offer from rival suitor Blackstone Group but keeping its hand in what could become a long fight for the hotel operator.

Factbox: SoftBank's ever-growing mountain of debt

07 Nov 2019

TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp has built a global conglomerate of telecoms and tech companies on an ever-growing mountain of debt that major rating agencies categorize as junk.

Factbox: SoftBank's ever-growing mountain of debt

05 Nov 2019

TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp has built a global conglomerate of telecoms and tech companies on an ever-growing mountain of debt that major rating agencies categorize as junk.

Factbox: SoftBank's ever-growing mountain of debt

05 Nov 2019

TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp has built a global conglomerate of telecoms and tech companies on an ever-growing mountain of debt that major rating agencies categorise as junk.

SoftBank to write down minimum $5 billion for WeWork, other losses - Bloomberg

25 Oct 2019

TOKYO SoftBank has ample funds to endure the pain from its massive bailout of WeWork, analysts said, even as it is reportedly set to write down at least $5 billion (£3.9 billion) due to a slump in the value of the U.S. office sharing startup and some other top holdings.

Unizo keeps door open for Blackstone, Fortress talks

21 Oct 2019

TOKYO Unizo Holdings said Monday it would continue talks with Blackstone Group and SoftBank-backed Fortress Investment Group on a potential takeover, raising the possibility of a bid battle between the two global buyout firms.

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