US-based private equity firm Platinum Equity has agreed to buy business products supplier OfficeMax’s Australia and New Zealand businesses from its owner, US-based Office Depot.
The transaction comes just a month after Platinum’s purchase of the Australia and New Zealand operations of Office Depot’s rival Staples. As in that deal, financial terms have not been disclosed. Both...
J-Star has closed its third Japan-focused buyout fund at the hard cap of JPY32.5 billion ($291 million), having launched the vehicle last summer with a target of JPY30 billion.
CDH Investments has teamed up with Hillhouse Capital on a proposed HK$53.1 billion ($6.8 billion) privatization of Belle International, a Chinese shoe retailer that it first backed in 2005 and took public two years later.
HQ Equita, a Germany-based mid-market buyout firm controlled by HQ Capital, has agreed the sale of transportation industry supplier Isolite to Japan’s Hitachi Chemical.
Japanese private equity firm NSSK has acquired Bunkasha Publishing, a domestic media group focused on manga comics in both print and digital formats.