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Apple mulls ¥50 billion investment in Toshiba chip unit

/ Sep 8, 2017

Apple mulls ¥50 billion investment in Toshiba chip unit

Apple Inc. is considering joining a Western Digital Corp. bid for Toshiba Corp.'s chip unit and investing around ¥50 billion ($460 million), sources close to the matter said Friday. Western Digital, Toshiba's chip venture partner, has approached Apple because the U.S. data storage company plans ...

SoftBank is preparing to tap global bond investors again

/ Sep 8, 2017

SoftBank is preparing to tap global bond investors again

SoftBank Group Corp. is getting ready to return to the overseas debt market for the second time in two months, after issuing $4.5 billion in subordinated notes in July. The Tokyo-based company headed by billionaire founder Masayoshi Son is accelerating deal-making around the world, and ...

Olympics spur hotel development rush in Japan

/ Sep 7, 2017

Olympics spur hotel development rush in Japan

With Japan in the grip of a tourism boom in the run-up to the 2020 Summer Olympics, many domestic and foreign hotel operators are capitalizing on the growing demand for accommodations. Marriott International Inc.'s top-end Edition brand will debut in Japan with two luxury hotels ...