Case study

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

Sanyo Trading Co., Ltd. has acquired Sort Co., Ltd for an undisclosed consideration.

Founded in 1947 and headquartered in Kobe, Japan, Sanyo Trading Co., Ltd. provides high performance products in five business groups: rubber, chemical, machinery and environmental, industrial products, and scientific instruments.

Established in 1991, Sort Co., Ltd, is a wholesaler, distributor and importer of specialty chemicals such as ultraviolet absorber, light stabilizer, photopolymerization initiator and urethane-related products operating mainly in Japan, Taiwan and China.

Oaklins' team in Japan advised the buyer in this transaction, providing valuation and financial, and tax due diligence.

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Key deal contacts

Taro Okayama


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Yasuhiro Yasumuro



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