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Morito Hayashi
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 30, 2022
Toshiba deal faces more uncertainty as financing talks stall
A consortium led by Japan Industrial Partners is in talks over bank financing totaling about u00a51.4 trillion to take Toshiba private, but negotiations have stalled.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 2, 2022
Activist fund that took on Toshiba targets $2 billion Japan firm
Singapore-based 3D Investment Partners is seeking to appoint four outside board members at Fuji Soft, a Tokyo-listed software firm.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 17, 2022
Toshiba preferred bidder may tap Rohm and Suzuki for funds
Electronics company Rohm is considering putting in about u00a5100 billion in equity and around u00a5200 billion in debt as part of efforts to back a bid for the group.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 6, 2022
Utility giant Tepco weighs joining Toshiba bid
The largest power utility in Japan is looking to secure Toshiba's nuclear business, sources said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 25, 2022
State-backed investment fund JIC exploring offer for Toshiba, according to sources
JIC has signed a confidential agreement with the Japanese conglomerate for access to detailed finances as it weighs an offer, said the people, who asked not to be identified.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 29, 2021
Government may start process to sell ¥950 billion stake in Japan Post this week
The sale was expected in 2019 but became difficult after the value of Japan Post shares fell sharply following a scandal over improper sales practice at its insurance unit.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 10, 2021
Japan's most famous activist investor steps up takeover battle with Carlyle
Analysts say Yoshiaki Murakami may have a controversial past, but his campaigns generate returns for other stock owners.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 22, 2021
Shiseido in talks to sell personal-care business to CVC
The firm has been revamping its portfolio as the coronavirus pandemic has changed cosmetic and personal care routines, dealing a blow to beauty companies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 27, 2020
Mitsui Fudosan set to bid for Tokyo Dome to ward off Oasis
The real estate company is preparing to make a tender offer of about u00a5100 billion ($960 million), sources say.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 1, 2017
Subliminal ads fast-tracked for maglev trains in Japan
A team of researchers at Shizuoka University is hitching a ride on Japan's bullet train technology, aiming to transmit targeted advertising at high speeds.

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