/ Apr 6, 2016

Seven-Eleven Japan President Isaka to be replaced: sources

Retail giant Seven & I Holdings Co. is expected to replace the president of its convenience store arm Seven-Eleven Japan Co. despite good performance, informed sources said. Vice President Kazuki Furuya, 66, will be named successor to President Ryuichi Isaka, 58, at a board meeting ...

Loeb presses Sony on IPO, blasts film flops

/ Jul 30, 2013

Loeb presses Sony on IPO, blasts film flops

Sony Corp. investor Daniel Loeb, pressing the case for an initial public offering of the company's entertainment unit, has leveled new criticism at management of the company's film and television studio. Sony Pictures Entertainment "is characterized by a complete lack of accountability and poor financial ...

/ Jun 19, 2013

U.S. hedge fund raises Sony stake

U.S. hedge fund Third Point LLC said it has increased its stake in Sony Corp. to around 7 percent, in an apparent attempt to exert more influence as it urges the electronics giant to spin off its lucrative entertainment business. Third Point said Monday in ...

Sony to mull selling stake in show biz

/ May 23, 2013

Sony to mull selling stake in show biz


Sony Corp. said Wednesday that its board of directors will consider a proposal by a U.S. hedge fund to put on the stock market a minority stake in Sony's entertainment division, retracting an earlier statement that they won't be put up for sale. Daniel Loeb, ...