Nov 25, 2016

Japan Display said close to securing ¥100 billion bailout

Japan Display Inc. may issue preferred shares to raise as much as ¥100 billion from a government-backed fund, people familiar with the matter said, a deal that amounts to a bailout of the struggling display maker. The Tokyo-based supplier of screens to Apple Inc. ...

Nov 19, 2016

State-backed fund to extend ¥70 billion in loans to Japan Display

A state-backed fund is considering lending more than ¥70 billion ($630 million) to struggling Japan Display Inc. to help it boost production of interior display screens for vehicles, sources close to the matter said. The loan from Innovation Network Corporation of Japan would be ...

Dec 9, 2015

Sharp set to spin off LCD unit in deal with Japan Display

Sharp Corp. is closer to spinning off its struggling liquid crystal display business and integrating the unit into rival Japan Display Inc. in a state-backed deal, sources said Tuesday. Main lenders for the electronics maker have entered final talks with public-private fund Innovation Network ...

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 ...