Japan-based Nippon Life Insurance Co. has completed its acquisition of a 24.75% minority stake in TCW Group Inc. from Carlyle Group LP.
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Under the transaction, ownership in TCW Group by its management and employees increases to 44.07%, and Carlyle maintains a 31.18% interest in the global asset management company through its long-duration private equity fund, Carlyle Global Partners.
As of the close of the transaction, the TCW Group board now comprises nine directors. TCW management holds four seats and continues to be represented by Marc Stern, David Lippman and Laird Landmann. In addition, Jess Ravich joins the TCW representatives on the board. Carlyle holds three seats and is represented by Eliot Merrill, John Redett and James Burr. Nippon Life Insurance holds two seats, represented by Hiroyuki Nishi and Yutaka Ideguchi.