• Bloomberg


Fujitsu Ltd., Japan’s biggest computer-services provider, said France’s financial regulator imposed an Aug. 8 deadline for its bid to take over GFI Informatique SA.

Fujitsu filed the statement Thursday to the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The board of GFI, a Paris-based information technology consultant, on June 20 unanimously rejected Fujitsu’s bid of 8.50 euro a share, describing it as “insufficient.” Tokyo-based Fujitsu, which started acquiring GFI shares on July 2, said last week it won’t raise its bid.

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