We have updated our Terms of Use.
Please read our new Privacy Statement before continuing.

Flush with cash

26 September 2013 By Olaf Storbeck, Una Galani

Japan’s building materials firm is buying the bathroom fittings specialist from private equity for 3 bln euros. Grohe is a fast-growing and profitable brand. On its own, the deal would have been way too big for Lixil. It became possible thanks to help from Japan’s taxpayers.

This content is for Subscribers only

To access full Breakingviews.com content you must be a subscriber. Please use the following link to request a trial.

 

Email a friend

Please complete the form below.

Required fields *

*
*
*

(Separate multiple email addresses with commas)