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Mobile carrier KDDI Corp. will wholly acquire Aeon Corp., the nation’s second-largest English conversation school operator, in January in a step to expand its business into the education field.

KDDI said Wednesday it will acquire all shares in Aeon held by its founding family members for an undisclosed price on around Jan. 22, to make the Okayama Prefecture-based company a wholly owned subsidiary.

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