BRIEF-KSS: expects Takata transaction to be completed in Q1 2018
* plans to retain "substantially all" of Takata Corp's workers globally on comparable employment terms
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Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
June 26 Key Safety Systems said on Sunday that it had reached a deal with Air-bag maker Takata to purchase nearly all of Takata's global assets and operations for an aggregate purchase price of about 175 billion yen ($1.57 billion) after the company filed for bankruptcy in the United States and Japan.