OREANDA-NEWS. Panasonic Corporation and KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced the completion of a share purchase agreement and a shareholders' agreement under which Panasonic and KKR have be come joint partners of Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd.

Panasonic and KKR will cooperate in supporting the growth of Panasonic Healthcare, leveraging their respective business resources, including their healthcare industry knowledge, technology, and specialist expertise, as well as KKR's global healthcare industry investment experience and network.

KKR and Panasonic now own 80% and 20%, respectively, of Panasonic Healthcare through Panasonic Healthcare Holdings Co., Ltd.