Brooke Sutherland

For Brooke Sutherland's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Sony breakup 'long overdue,' analysts say

May 19, 2014

Sony breakup 'long overdue,' analysts say

One year and about $2 billion in lost market value later, it may be time for Sony Corp. to take Daniel Loeb’s advice about breaking up. Even after making restructuring attempts, such as the sale of its personal computer division, Sony remains 12 percent ...

Sony suffering seen as prelude to Loeb-inspired revamp

Feb 10, 2014

Sony suffering seen as prelude to Loeb-inspired revamp

Sony Corp.’s latest earnings disappointment held a silver lining: the company’s willingness to entertain some of activist investor Daniel Loeb’s suggestions. And it may be just the beginning. The Tokyo-based company forecast a $1.1 billion annual loss as it sells the personal computer business ...