[Global Network Science and Technology Comprehensive Report] On June 29, according to foreign media reports, the private equity giant KKR is withdrawn from the potential acquisition of Toshiba, and the acquisition value may reach $ 22 billion.
Foreign media said that KKR lost enthusiasm for acquiring Toshiba and chose to acquire companies that will split in the process of privatization.
Some analysts said that the launch of KKR will make Bain Capital, the main competitor. It is reported that Toshiba has received eight privatization offers and two capital alliance plans. According to previous reports, KKR, Black Stone, Bain Capital, etc. are considering bidding.
In November last year, Toshiba announced that it plans to spin its business into three companies, which has been strongly criticized by shareholders of rights protection. Later, in February this year, Toshiba modified the reorganization plan to change the number of companies split into two to two. At the end of March, Toshiba's shareholders rejected the "one divided into two" reorganization plans, and some foreign shareholders hoped to auction Toshiba to the highest bid.