Mizuho Securities Co. Ltd, financial advisor to SoftBank Group Corp. on its landmark acquisition for approximately £24.3 billion of ARM Holdings plc.
Jefferies Finance LLC in its extension of a US$250 million term loan facility to Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a US-listed global biopharmaceutical company, to acquire R-Tech Ueno, a listed Japan-based pharmaceutical company, through a public tender offer.
Toyo Kohan Co Ltd. a Japan-listed company primarily engaged in the manufacture and sale of steel sheet products in its acquisition of entire shares of Fuji Technica & Miyazu Inc. by offer takeover bids.
J.M. Huber Corporation on its acquisition of the specialty chemicals producer Martinswerk GmbH, from Albemarle Corporation. The transaction also includes a 50 percent stake in Austrian-based company MAGNIFIN Magnesiaprodukte GmbH, as well as the acquisition of assets in the US, China, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan.
Haier Group on the acquisition of Sanyo Electric’s washing machine business, consumer refrigerator business and white goods sales businesses in seven countries in Asia.