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Asian market round up: Best in Japan 2008

The Euromoney Japanese Digest has published a list of deals of the year. The full list of winners is:

Best M&A deal (Japanese target): Carlyle Group’s acquisition of majority stake in NH Techno Glass Corp.
Best M&A deal (Japanese acquirer): Nomura’s acquisition of Lehman Brothers’ Europe and Asia operations.
Best M&A deal (Japanese target and acquirer): Oki Electric Industry’s sale of semiconductor business to Rohm
Best IPO: Seven Bank
Best equity follow-on: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s equity follow-on
Best equity-linked deal: Orix’s ¥150 billion convertible bond issuance
Best yen bond: NTT Group’s bonds
Best international bond: Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group’s $1.8 billion
Best samurai bond: Wal-Mart’s ¥100 billion

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