M&A Deal Summary

J-STAR Acquires Aisei Pharmacy

On February 5, 2016, asset manager J-STAR Co. Ltd. acquired life science company Aisei Pharmacy Co. Ltd. for 101M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is J-STAR’s 1st transaction in the Life Science sector.
  • This is J-STAR’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is J-STAR’s 8th transaction in Japan.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-02-05
Target Aisei Pharmacy Co. Ltd.
Sector Life Science
Buyer(s) J-STAR Co. Ltd.
Deal Type Going Private
Deal Value 101M USD

Target

Aisei Pharmacy Co. Ltd.

Tokyo, Japan
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Aisei Pharmacy Co. Ltd. is a pharmacy services provider. Aisei is a wholesaler of generic drugs.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

J-STAR Co. Ltd.

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Category Asset Manager
Founded 2006
PE ASSETS 300M USD
SizeMiddle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

J-STAR is a private equity and asset management firm focused on acquisitions of small to mid-sized Japanese companies. The Firm does not have any sector preferences and generally looks to commit JPY 1 to JPY 3 billion per transaction. J-STAR was established in 2006 and is headquartered in Tokyo.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 8 of 16
Sector (Life Science) 1 of 1
Type (Going Private) 1 of 1
Country (Japan) 8 of 16
Year (2016) 2 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
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