The offer price, if realized, will value the company at about $22 billion, representing a 27% premium to Toshiba's share price of 5,501 yen as of Wednesday's close.
KKR & Co. Inc (NYSE: KKR), Baring Private Equity Asia, Blackstone Inc. (NYSE: BX), Bain Capital, Brookfield Asset Management Inc (NYSE: BAM), MBK Partners, Apollo Global Management, and CVC Capital Partners are some of the bidders, according to Reuters.
Toshiba has been facing an operational crisis since 2015 when it disclosed accounting malpractice.
Price Action: TOSYY shares closed higher by 9.90% at $22.42 on Wednesday.
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