Blackstone to spend $4.66B on corporate acquisitions in Japan, Nikkei says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 16th, 2018

Japan firms have $890B in cash. Here"s where they might spend it

Japan outmuscled China to dominate mergers and acquisitions in Asia last year, and with companies in possession of more than $890 billion in cash, the spending spree is likely to continue in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 6th, 2019

Markets: Nikkei pushes to 27-year high, but Europe frets over Italy

Japan's Nikkei raced to a 27-year high on Friday on the back of a lower yen and improved prospects for corporate earnings, but European share dipped after the Italian government agreed to set a higher than expected budget deficit. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 28th, 2018

Nikkei powers to 27-year peak on weaker yen, earnings hopes; regional stocks up

Japan's Nikkei raced to a 27-year high on Friday on the back of a lower yen and improved prospects for corporate earnings, while optimism over the U.S. economy's short-term outlook supported broad risk appetite and the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 28th, 2018

Japan to Spend Billions on U.S. Missile-Defense System

Japan is set to pay $2.1 billion for a new U.S. missile-defense system, one of its largest military acquisitions, as pressure from President Trump accelerates Tokyo’s spending on American military hardware......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 31st, 2018

Nissan to invest $900 million on new assembly plant in China: Nikkei

Japan's Nissan Motor Co will spend around $900 million to build a new auto assembly plant in China that will increase production capacity in the company by 30 percent, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 20th, 2018

The Real Secret About Why Corporate Mergers Fail

Corporate acquisitions often fail for one simple reason: the buyer pays too muchRelated Stocks: GE,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusMar 14th, 2019

Japanese firms see flat spending amid trade frictions, tax hike jitters

Business investment in Japan has been a rare bright spot in the world's third-largest economy but that may now be fading amid anxiety over an upcoming sales tax hike and global trade frictions, a Reuters monthly corporate survey showed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 20th, 2019

M&A outlook: After 2018"s love fest, experts worry corporate marriages will hit rocky times in 2019

All good things must eventually come to an end — that includes the years-long bull market for mergers and acquisitions. The question for the private equity investors and corporate executives pursuing M&A deal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

Stocks rise before State of the Union

European stocks were rising, but Japan's benchmark Nikkei closed lower......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 5th, 2019

Stock futures rise before State of the Union

European stocks were rising, but Japan's benchmark Nikkei closed lower......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 5th, 2019

A couple of U.S. senators want to restrict corporate share buybacks. Here"s how much Greater Baltimore"s companies spend.

Companies would not be allowed to buy back their own shares unless they pay employees $15 per hour, provide paid sick leave, and offer pensions and better health benefits under a plan proposed by U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2019

Asia Markets: Nikkei flat, Australian stocks surge as central bank stays pat

Stocks in Japan were flat in early trading Tuesday, while Australia’s benchmark surged after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept its cash rate unchanged......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2019

Japan insurers to target China M&A in new phase after $50 billion overseas push

Japanese insurance companies have spent more than $50 billion on acquisitions over the past five years to become the world's second-largest buyer of insurance assets, and the deals spree won't be slowing down any time soon......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 4th, 2019

Aeroplane parts maker FACC scouts for takeovers and ramps up Brexit production

Austrian aeroplane parts maker FACC is ready to spend 500 million euros ($572 million) on acquisitions to make it less dependent on suppliers, add new technologies and strengthen its core business, its chief executive said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2019

Saudi Aramco eyes multi-billion-dollar U.S. gas acquisitions: CEO

Saudi Aramco, the world's top oil producer, is looking to acquire natural gas assets in the United States and is willing to spend "billions of dollars" there as it aims to become a global gas player, the company's CEO said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2019

Nippon Life president says actively exploring M&A in U.S.

Nippon Life Insurance Co is actively seeking mergers and acquisitions overseas, with a focus on the United States and Asia's emerging economies, the president of Japan's largest life insurer said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 21st, 2019

Japan manufacturers" mood slips to 2-year low: Reuters Tankan

Confidence among Japanese manufacturers dropped for a third straight month in January to a two-year low, a Reuters monthly poll showed, as worries over the health of the global economy and trade tensions take a toll on the corporate sector......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 20th, 2019

Renault executives, French government officials to meet Nissan CEO: Nikkei

Renault executives and French government officials were planning to meet Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa in Japan on Thursday, Japanese media said, as the automakers consider their partnership in the wake of alliance Chairman Carlos Ghosn's arrest......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 17th, 2019

Where Wells Fargo, Bank of America ranked among Wall Street"s biggest dealmakers of 2018

When it comes to getting deals done, Goldman Sachs is in a league of its own this year. As of Dec. 20 Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) had advised clients on 438 mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, leveraged buyouts and other corporate tra.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2019

Asia Markets: Nikkei retreats while other Asian markets eke out cautious gains

Most Asian stock markets gained Friday while Japan edged down following Wall Street’s rally at the end of a turbulent week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 28th, 2018