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Aderans set for clashes after Unison wins bid
By Michiyo Nakamoto in Tokyo

Published: April 16 2009 23:37 | Last updated: April 16 2009 23:37

Wigs may be increasingly out of favour among style-conscious Japanese consumers but two funds are set to fight it out over one of Japan’s largest wig-makers, Aderans.

The wig company, 27 per cent owned by Steel Partners, the activist US hedge fund, on Thursday agreed to a takeover bid from Unison Capital, a Japanese buy-out fund, which is seeking a 35.2 per cent stake.

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