Mar 4, 2016

Hon Hai may ink Sharp acquisition deal Monday: sources

Ailing Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp. and Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. are expected to sign a deal next week, possibly Monday, on Hon Hai’s acquisition of Sharp, according to sources familiar with the matter. Hon Hai is expected to shortly finish its ...

Sharp eyes quick close to Hon Hai takeover deal

Feb 29, 2016

Sharp eyes quick close to Hon Hai takeover deal

Sharp Corp. said Monday it hopes to finalize a takeover deal with Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. “as soon as practically possible” without setting a deadline for inking the bailout package. “Sharp and Hon Hai Precision Industry have not set a signing date,” ...

Japan's century-old Sharp bets future on foreign takeover

Feb 26, 2016

Japan's century-old Sharp bets future on foreign takeover

In 1916, Sharp got its start making belt buckles and sharpened pencils — hence the name. But a century later the firm, which ballooned into a global consumer electronics giant, found itself in dire straits, saddled with huge debts and mounting losses. A restructuring ...