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CVC Capital weighing megadeal for Toshiba

CVC Capital weighing megadeal for Toshiba

Apr 7, 2021

Toshiba Corp. surged a daily limit of 18% after confirming it received an initial buyout offer from CVC Capital Partners, setting the stage for potentially the largest private equity-led acquisition in years.

The major conglomerate said it is seeking more information as it weighs the proposal. Its board plans to meet Wednesday to discuss the potential deal, one person familiar with the matter said.

Shares of Toshiba surged their most since 2017 to a four-year high in Tokyo, taking its 2021 gain to 57% and market value to nearly ¥2 trillion.

 

initial buyout offer
最初の買収提案

private equity firm 
《金融》未公開株式投資会社◆株式を公開していない企業(将来有望な新興企業または再建途上にある企業)に出資し、または融資した上、優良企業に育て上げていき、その上で、投融資を他に転売したりしてもうける会社。◆【略】PE firm

 

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