David Blecken
Oct 2, 2017

Bain Capital set to buy ADK according to reports

The private equity company is expected to launch a tender offer for $1.3 billion.

Bain Capital, the US investment firm, is to buy ADK for around 150 billion yen, or US$1.3 billion, according to a report by the Nikkei.

It is understood that Bain will make an offer for shares in Japan’s third-largest advertising agency imminently, which would result in it being delisted. A spokesperson for ADK acknowledged the report in the Nikkei but did not provide further comment since an official announcement has yet to be made....

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