DC Advisory (DC), led by Shinya Nakamura, advised Japanese-PE firm, Unison Capital on its sale of Asahi Tec’s ATA Casting Technology to Daido Metal, a manufacturer of plain bearings focusing on the automotive industry.

The transaction is expected strengthen Daido Metal’s global reach and increase their technological capability and productivity through the sharing of IP and exchange of local personnel and efficient management systems.

DC’s involvement in the transaction adds to strong existing credentials in the automotive industry.