Bain Capital aims to acquire Japan’s Asatsu-DK Inc for $1.35 billion

Asatsu-DK Inc is Japan’s third largest advertising agency. Bain has stated it will step away from its bid if it fails to acquire a stake larger than 50.1% in the company. 254 more words


what dey wore: ruffled cold shoulder

Y’all this top was $5!!! Shoutout to my mom for dragging me to JCPenney for the extra 50% clearance sale! Yes, I’m blaming this on my mother, because I was trying to be good and preserv… 8 more words


Data Sheet—How Apple's Finally Spending Its Billions

First, we had the Anti-Uber Alliance. Then the Anti-Amazon Alliance. As of Wednesday, a new coalition exists that nearly might be the Anti-Samsung Alliance. 345 more words


Toshiba signs deal to sell chip unit to Bain Capital-led, Apple-backed group for $18 billion

”Japan’s Toshiba Corp said on Thursday it had signed an $18 billion deal to sell its chip unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital LP, overcoming a key – albeit not its last – hurdle as it scrambles for funds to stave off a potential delisting,” Makiko Yamazaki reports for Reuters. 431 more words


Toshiba chip business set for $18B sale to Bain-led group backed by Apple

The long-running saga over the future of Toshiba’s memory chip business — the world’s second largest supplier of NAND memory used in phones and PCs — took a big step forward after the Japanese company… 444 more words


Toshiba signs $18bn deal to sell chip unit to Bain Capital


© AFP/File | The $18-bn deal is seen as crucial to keeping the struggling Toshiba afloat

TOKYO (AFP) – Toshiba said on Thursday it had formally signed a deal to sell its memory chip business to a group led by US investor Bain Capital for around $18 billion. 350 more words

KKR said to be wooing Apple to switch sides in Toshiba bid

”KKR & Co. is trying to persuade Apple Inc. to switch sides and join the private equity firm in a bid for Toshiba Corp.’s flash memory chip business, according to a person familiar with the discussions,” Alex Sherman and Ian King report for Bloomberg. 360 more words