Sharp eyes quick close to Hon Hai takeover deal

/ Feb 29, 2016

Sharp eyes quick close to Hon Hai takeover deal

Sharp Corp. said Monday it hopes to finalize a takeover deal with Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. "as soon as practically possible" without setting a deadline for inking the bailout package. "Sharp and Hon Hai Precision Industry have not set a signing date," the ...

Lixil mulls another overseas takeover

/ Jan 8, 2014

Lixil mulls another overseas takeover

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Lixil Group Corp., which agreed to buy bathroom-fixture makers American Standard Brands and Grohe Group last year, is studying another overseas acquisition to boost revenue from emerging markets. The planned deal will help Tokyo-based Lixil achieve its target of increasing sales from emerging markets to ...

/ Sep 27, 2013

Toray in deal to buy U.S. carbon fiber maker Zoltek

Toray Industries Inc., which makes the carbon fiber used in Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner, has agreed to buy Zoltek Companies Inc. for $584 million (about ¥57.6 billion) to expand into markets including windmill blades and auto parts. Toray, based in Tokyo and the world's largest ...

Orix might issue new shares to fund M&As: CEO

/ Mar 16, 2013

Orix might issue new shares to fund M&As: CEO

Orix Corp. said selling new shares to fund additional acquisitions is an option, after the financial services provider announced its largest-ever takeover last month. Orix, which agreed to buy Rabobank Groep's Robeco Groep NV asset-management unit in the Netherlands for €1.94 billion ($2.5 billion), will ...