Case study

Sanyo Trading Co., Ltd. has acquired TOSC Ltd.

Sanyo Trading Co., Ltd. has acquired TOSC Ltd. for US$12 million.

Sanyo Trading Co., Ltd. is engaged in the trading of rubber, chemicals, machinery equipment, scientific equipment and automobile parts. The rubber and chemical segment offers synthetic rubber, auxiliary materials for rubber, natural rubber, medical-related materials, plasticizer, resin tube, reclaimed rubber, adhesives, synthetic resins, ink, industrial gases, pesticides, ceramics, various films, pigment and pharmaceutical intermediates, among others. The machinery and equipment segment offers environment-related equipment, test equipment, measuring equipment, industrial instrumentation, thermal processing equipment and others. The overseas subsidiary segment offers synthetic rubber, natural rubber, medical-related materials and various films, among others. The domestic subsidiary segment offers industrial drugs, oil drilling devices and others.

TOSC Ltd. was founded in 1997. The company is engaged in trading and distributing of water treatment components and goods. TOSC is one of the few players in Japan which deals with niche products sourced from all over the world.

Oaklins' team in Japan acted as financial and due diligence advisor to the buyer in this transaction.

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Taro Okayama


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Yasuhiro Yasumuro



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