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The government is considering bringing South Korean chip maker SK Hynix Inc. and U.S. investment fund Bain Capital into a consortium seeking to buy Toshiba Corp.’s chip unit, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.

The bid for Toshiba Memory Corp. being arranged by the Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry could be more than ¥2 trillion ($18.2 billion), the sources said.

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