Fun Time No More

Schoenberger, Chana R.
April 2009
Forbes Asia;4/27/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p56
The article focuses on the decline in the private equity investment in Japan. It informs that foreign private equity funds had announced 15 deals valued at $2.7 billion in 2008, down from 24 worth $8.7 billion in 2007. In 2009, there have been only three deals so far which includes a $1.38 billion buyout of Universal Studios Japan, a theme park in Osaka, by Goldman Sachs & Co. and its partners, and two smaller deals worth $18 million more.


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