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Inner circle

21 November 2016 By Quentin Webb

Buyouts are nearly taboo in Japan and blue chips hate selling non-core businesses. So KKR’s 2013 purchase of Panasonic Healthcare broke new ground. Now Mitsui, a pillar of Japan Inc, has sunk $500 mln into the healthcare firm. That further validates KKR’s collaborative approach.

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