HC Picks 325

September 15, 2021
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : September 8, 2021 – September 9, 2021

Category : [Business]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Japan’s SBI makes hostile $1.1bn move on rival Shinsei

● SBI Holdings seeks up to 48% stake in Shinsei Bank in tender offer

● Japan’s SBI Holdings to unveil tender offer for Shinsei Bank -Yomiuri

 > “This was quite a surprise. Shinsei still bear government capital that needs to be paid back. They have strengths in non-bank business. Not sure how SBI is willing to collaborate with them.”


● PayPal acquires Japan’s Paidy for $2.7B to crack the buy now, pay later market in Asia