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Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings completes US$654.9 million acquisition of Qualicaps

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March 1, 2013

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654.90 Million USD

On March 1, 2013, Japan's Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation completed the US$654.9 million acquisition of Qualicaps Co. Ltd. through a share sale agreement with private equity firm Carlyle Group.

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a multinational conglomerate.

Qualicaps, headquartered in Texas, United States, produces capsules for pharmaceutical, health and nutrition products, as well as machinery, equipment, and services to the health care industry.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP acted as Canadian counsel to Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, as acquiror, with a team that was led by Lara Nathans.