Pioneer - Ownership and Business Overview

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Pioneer Ownership

Who owns Pioneer?

Pioneer is owned by Baring Private Equity Asia. It was acquired on December 7, 2018.

Is Pioneer PE-backed?

Yes. Pioneer is owned by private equity investor Baring Private Equity Asia.

Pioneer Business Overview

Where is Pioneer headquartered?

Pioneer is headquartered in Tokyo , Japan.

What is Pioneer’s revenue?

Pioneer disclosed revenue of 590M JPY for 2018 and 446M JPY for 2017.

How many employees does Pioneer have?

Pioneer has 10,293 employees.

What sector is Pioneer in?

Pioneer is a technology hardware company.

When was Pioneer founded?

Pioneer was founded in 1947.

Technology Hardware M&A Summary in 2018

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, technology hardware ranked 26 in number of deals in 2018. The largest technology hardware acquisition in 2018 was ARRIS International - which was acquired by CommScope Holding for $7.4B.

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Pioneer Corp.

28-8, Honkomagome 2-chome, Bunkyo-ku,
Tokyo , 113-0021
+81 3 6634 8777

Pioneer is a global manufacturer based on its core Car Electronics business. In addition to the development of advanced technologies such as 3D-LiDAR sensors and an HD map for autonomous driving, Pioneer is working to create safe, reliable, comfortable, and fun in-car environments for the autonomous driving society of the near future, by providing new in-car entertainment services. Pioneer was established in 1947 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $551M $551M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AlphaTheta Corp. 2014-09-16 551M USD Divestiture
Yokohama, Japan ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services - - 1 (100%) 551M (100%)
Total - - 1 $551M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Japan - - 1 551M
Total - - 1 $551M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $551M
Largest AlphaTheta Corp.
$551M (2014-09-16)

M&A Connections

Divested to
1 (100%)

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