PE Firm Headland Grabs Majority Stake In YoungToys

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 4:31 PM EST) -- Hong Kong-based venture capital and private equity firm Headland Capital Partners Ltd. has acquired a controlling equity stake in YoungToys Inc., a South Korean toy manufacturer and distributor, Headland said Friday.

Headland acquired a 96.5 percent equity stake in YoungToys, it said. The Seoul-based toy company is a market leader in the car/robot transformer and doll market segments.

Headland made the investment through its sixth fund, The Headland Private Equity Fund 6 LP. Headland has about $1.3 billion in capital and invests in the consumer goods...
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