Mars Inc., a leading U.S. maker of automated payment systems for vending machines, will buy all the shares of Nippon Conlux Co., a major Japanese producer of coin mechanisms and note validators, through a tender offer from Tuesday to March 13, company officials said Monday.

The purchase of Nippon Conlux, to be made through Mars’ Japanese subsidiary, MF Holdings Y.K., is expected to come to around 26.5 billion yen.

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