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Foxconn CEO to meet with Sharp executives

theglobeandmail.com — Foxconn Chief Executive Officer Terry Gou is in Osaka to meet executives of Japan's Sharp Corp, a Sharp spokesman said, one day after the struggling electronics maker said it was focusing on the Taiwan firm's takeover bid over a rival offer from a Japanese state-backed fund

Foxconn CEO meeting with Sharp execs on Friday; Sharp shares soar

dailymail.co.uk — TAIPEI/TOKYO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Foxconn Chief Executive Officer Terry Gou is in Osaka to meet executives of Japan's Sharp Corp, a Sharp spokesman said, one day after the struggling electronics maker said it was focusing on the Taiwan firm's takeover bid over a rival offer from a Japanese state-backed fund.

RPT-Japan Inc may win Sharp battle, but lose the LCD war

reuters.com — (Repeats Thursday's story with no changes to text) * INCJ seen as most serious investor * Sharp-Japan Display face long-term pricing pressure -analysts * INCJ seen unlikely to repeat Renesas success with Sharp By Ritsuko Ando and Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO, Jan 21 A state-backed Japanese fund is frontrunner to rescue Sharp Corp, ahead of a rival approach from Apple supplier Foxconn, but industry insiders question whether it can protect the group in the long term amid cut-throat competition.

Japan Inc may win Sharp battle, but lose the LCD war

businessinsider.com — By Ritsuko Ando and Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - A state-backed Japanese fund is frontrunner to rescue Sharp Corp, ahead of a rival approach from Apple supplier Foxconn, but industry insiders question whether it can protect the group in the long term amid cut-throat competition.

Japan Inc may win Sharp battle, but lose the LCD war

reuters.com — TOKYO A state-backed Japanese fund is frontrunner to rescue Sharp Corp, ahead of a rival approach from Apple supplier Foxconn, but industry insiders question whether it can protect the group in the long term amid cut-throat competition.

Foxconn offers $5.3 billion for Sharp, plans to keep management

livemint.com — Previous tie-up talks between Foxconn and Sharp fell through in 2012 after the Sharp balked at demands that it said would have given Foxconn too much control Tokyo: Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd, also known as Foxconn, has offered ¥625 billion ($5.3 billion) to buy Sharp Corp.

RPT-Third Point's Loeb trades digs for diplomacy in Japan

reuters.com — Loeb known for upbraiding execs at firms he buys into * Loeb's fund announced stake in Japan's Seven & I last week * Sources say Loeb privately wants management overhaul * Publicly he has been full of praise for its CEO * Also had warm words for founder of Japan's Fanuc this year By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Activist investor Daniel Loeb, famously branded a carpet-bagger by actor George Clooney, has turned from bruiser to charmer in Japan, where he has added diversified retailer Seven & I Holdings to his portfolio.

Third Point's Loeb trades digs for diplomacy in Japan

dailymail.co.uk — TOKYO, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Activist investor Daniel Loeb, famously branded a carpet-bagger by actor George Clooney, has turned from bruiser to charmer in Japan, where he has added diversified retailer Seven & I Holdings to his portfolio.

Third Point's Loeb trades digs for diplomacy in Japan

reuters.com — Sources familiar with the situation say Loeb, 53, wants a management overhaul at Seven & I, which owns Sogo department stores and the 7-Eleven convenience chain, but in public the American has nothing but warm words for its 82-year-old Chief Executive Toshifumi Suzuki.

Third Point's Loeb trades digs for diplomacy in Japan

reuters.com — Loeb's fund announced stake in Japan's Seven & I last week * Sources say Loeb privately wants management overhaul * Publicly he has been full of praise for its CEO * Also had warm words for founder of Japan's Fanuc this year By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Activist investor Daniel Loeb, famously branded a carpet-bagger by actor George Clooney, has turned from bruiser to charmer in Japan, where he has added diversified retailer Seven & I Holdings to his portfolio.
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