Analysis of the reasons driving acquisitions by Japanese companies in Australia in 2019 reinforced the AJBCC’s findings from the data of the previous year. This indicated that the Japanese acquirers had:
However, there was one anticipated characteristic which is yet to materialize – this is the significant entry of “second tier” Japanese companies.
This AJBCC update for 2020 examines the data presented in the latest HSF report, drawing its findings from 30 Japanese companies that acquired Australian companies during 2019.
This AJBCC special report examined the data presented in the HSF report and considered what might have been the drivers for the acquisitions.
To conduct this analysis, the AJBCC used, amongst other metrics, the publicly stated reasons why the 47 Japanese companies undertook these investments.
The AJBCC Special report provides thoughtful analysis including