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With an eye on China, EU agrees on investment screening rules

Business Nov 21, 2018

With an eye on China, EU agrees on investment screening rules

The European Union provisionally agreed Tuesday on rules for a far-reaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe, notably from China, to end what a negotiator called "European naivety." Negotiators for the European Parliament and the EU's 28 member states struck a deal ...

SoftBank commits another $3 billion to WeWork

Business / Corporate Nov 14, 2018

SoftBank commits another $3 billion to WeWork

SoftBank Group Corp. is continuing to push money into one of its biggest investments: WeWork Cos. The New York-based co-working company signed a $3 billion warrant with SoftBank, WeWork said Tuesday in a discussion of its third-quarter earnings. SoftBank agreed to pay $3 billion to ...

Japan's pro sports clubs see investment boost ahead of 2020 Games

General Nov 8, 2018

Japan's pro sports clubs see investment boost ahead of 2020 Games

Japan's professional sports clubs are attracting a wave of investment, as a fitness club, clothing chain operators and entrepreneurs look to cash in on the sports world's potential ahead of the 2020 Games. At the training camp of J. League first division soccer side Shonan ...

Business Oct 23, 2018

Nomura Holdings planning ¥100 billion fund with Chinese firm

Nomura Holdings Inc. is planning to establish a fund of over ¥100 billion with Beijing-affiliated China Investment Corp. to help companies from both countries expand businesses, a source close to the matter said Tuesday. They aim to reach a basic agreement to coincide with Prime ...