Daihatsu shareholders approve full ownership by Toyota

Jun 29, 2016

Daihatsu shareholders approve full ownership by Toyota

Shareholders of Daihatsu Motor Co. on Wednesday approved a proposal for the Japanese automaker to become a wholly owned unit of Toyota Motor Corp. on Aug. 1. Toyota, which currently owns about 51 percent of Daihatsu, will acquire remaining Daihatsu shares through an equity ...

May 14, 2016

Shareholders exerting their rights

Japanese companies need to take more heed of their investors, while shareholders need to guide companies forward for the long term and not just worry about short-term gains.

Dec 14, 2015

Toshiba shareholders in western Japan sue former executives

Toshiba Corp. shareholders in western Japan sued the major electronics and machinery maker and five of its former executives Monday for damages totaling around ¥173 million for the plunge in the company’s share price that resulted from illicit accounting practices. The lawsuit, filed with ...