Japan's Unizo says rejected bids from local fund, Blackstone

Photo: Unizo website

Japanese hotel chain Unizo Holdings on Thursday said it had rejected buyout proposals from a “locally renowned” fund as well as U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group, adding to a list of spurned suitors.

Unizo said the fund, which it did not name, offered to buy it at between 4,500 yen and 5,000 yen a share. That compared with its closing price of 4,540 yen on Thursday.

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