This week, the world's biggest advertising conglomerate and the equity firm made famous by Mitt Romney extended their escalating dispute over ownership of Japan's third largest ad agency. WPP, still reeling from a disappointing third quarter earnings call and two big hits to its stock price, continued its efforts to block Bain Capital from acquiring...
Feather wants to take the pain out of owning furniture and today announced the close of a $3.5 million seed round for its furniture rental business. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Bain Capital Ventures co-led the round, with participation from several other investors, including Y Combinator (YC). Founded earlier this year, the Brooklyn, New […]
The heads of Toshiba's memory chip business and Bain Capital, the investment fund buying it, said Friday they hope to close the deal by March despite persisting opposition from Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital.
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Bain Capital Private Equity announced today it has filed a tender that will post tomorrow with the Tokyo Stock Exchange to purchase the common shares of Asatsu-DK, Japan's third-largest agency by market share. Bain Capital plans to purchase all shares from current shareholders, including holding company WPP, which is currently the top shareholder in the...
After being approved by the board of directors last week, Toshiba's deal to sell their memory business to a consortium led by Bain Capital has been signed and will be on the ballot for approval at a shareholders meeting on October 24. Show More Summary
Apple has reportedly finished negotiation of its financial arrangement with Bain Capital and other investors, with a possible announcement of terms of the consortium's deal for Toshiba's chip foundry to be made public as soon as Thursday.
Shortly after Apple finalized its stake in the Bain Capital bid for Toshiba’s chip-making division, that bid has now been accepted by the Japanese corporation. The delay in Toshiba finally accepting the bid was due to Apple demanding new terms, says a report … more…
There’s finally an end in sight for the ongoing saga that is the sale of Toshiba’s memory chip unit. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple has reached “final terms” to be part of Bain Capital’s $18 billion bid for the chip business… more…
Toshiba and a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity signed a deal Thursday for the sale of the Japanese electronics company's computer memory chip business, a move long opposed by Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital.
The latest and possibly final round of bidding for Toshiba's memory business concluded today with Toshiba's board selecting a consortium led by private equity firm Bain Capital as the preferred bidder, over competing bids from Western...Show More Summary
The board of the Japanese conglomerate is close to an agreement with a group of investors led by Bain Capital, although details must still be finalized.
Toshiba said Wednesday it would sell its memory chip business to a group led by US investor Bain Capital, in a deal worth around $18 billion and seen as crucial to keeping the Japanese conglomerate afloat. The sale to the consortiumShow More Summary
Toshiba's board signed off Wednesday on selling its computer chip business to a group led by Bain Capital Private Equity, but the deal's future remains unclear as Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital opposes it.
Toshiba's board has agreed to sell the company's Nand flash memory chip business for ¥2.1 trillion ($18.9 billion) to a consortium that includes private equity group Bain Capital and Apple, The Financial Times reports. At least $3 billion...Show More Summary
Marketing technology startup mParticle has raised $35 million in Series C funding. The funding round was led by Harmony Venture Partners and included previous investors Bain Capital Ventures and Social Capita. The company has raisedShow More Summary
A trio of the world's foremost asset managers have taken a bath on their ill-fated buyout of Toys R Us, which filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday. KKR, Bain Capital, and Vornado Realty Trust acquired the toy retailer in a $7.5 billion...Show More Summary
KKR, Bain Capital and Vornado, the investment firms that saddled Toys "R" Us with debt and fees, have pushed it into bankruptcy court.
In what could be Apple's largest single outside investment since its acquisition of Beats, the company is supposedly in discussions to put up around $3 billion toward Bain Capital's bid for Toshiba's memory chip business.
Toshiba Corp. has said it’s entered into a memorandum of understanding with a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity LP to “negotiate a mutually satisfactory definitive agreement” over the sale of its flash memory business, Toshiba Memory Corp., by the end of this month. Show More Summary