NEWS12 December 2013

Bain Capital makes offer to acquire Macromill

Asia Pacific M&A

TOKYO — Bain Capital Partners, a private investment firm, has made an offer to acquire all shares of Macromill, a Japanese online market research company.

According to Bloomberg, Yahoo Japan Corp. is the current biggest shareholder with 22%.

In a statement released through the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Bain offered to pay 786 yen for as many as 65.4 million shares.

Macromill’s board is in support of the offer and will recommend it to shareholders.