Jul 28, 2014

Japan Display, Sharp race to win China smartphone display deals

Japan Display Inc. and Sharp Corp. are in a fierce battle to land liquid crystal display panel contracts from Chinese smartphone makers. Since some of the Chinese makers are starting to offer high-quality handsets, the two rivals want to boost their profiles in the ...

Apr 28, 2014

Japan Display shares fall

Japan Display Inc. shares plunged to 25 percent below last month’s initial public offering price in Tokyo trading after reporting preliminary earnings that missed its forecasts. Japan Display fell 16 percent to close at ¥672. That compares with the ¥900 IPO price before the ...

Mar 25, 2014

Japan Display earns big return for INCJ despite IPO flop

Look beyond the messy initial public offering of Japan Display Inc. and there’s a surprising tale in the numbers: The government helped combine three struggling businesses, restructure them to turn the combined entity profitable — and made money in the process. The government-backed Innovation ...

Screen maker's IPO 'a disaster'

Mar 19, 2014

Screen maker's IPO 'a disaster'

by Hiroshi Hiyama

Shares in Japan Display, the world’s biggest maker of screens for smartphones and tablets and a key Apple supplier, lost more than 15 percent of their value Wednesday following a $3.2 billion initial public offering. The stock, which at one stage lost more than ...