J-Will Partners, one of the largest independent private equity groups in Japan, has acquired Sanyo System Solutions Co., Ltd. from Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. Financial details have not bee disclosed.
J-Will Partners only raises fund from and invests in Japanese companies. They were the ideal partner to manage Sanyo System Solutions, refocusing the business and, at the same time, building a steady revenue flow.
Sanyo System Solutions was established in 1966 as Tottori Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. and since then it has been the key group OEM player for both Sanyo and Panasoic. The company designs and manufacturers consumer appliances, auto related electronics, information and communication related electronics, and other complex electronic products.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. is a Japanese major electronics company and member of the Fortune Global 500. Sanyo has over 230 subsidiaries and affiliates. In 2010, the company was acquired by Panasonic and became its wholly-owned subsidiary.
Oaklins' team in Japan acted as financial advisor to the buyer in this transaction.
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