Private-Equity Vultures Fattened by Abenomics Cash

Private-Equity Vultures Fattened by Abenomics Cash

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Mount Fuji emerges through buildings in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo. The financing for buyout funds in Japan last year was 16 percent of the record 560.8 billion yen in 2006, according to Japan Buy-Out Research Institute numbers dating back to 1997.