TOKYO Oct 6 China's Lenovo Group Ltd
is set to take over the personal computer operations of Fujitsu
Ltd as the Japanese company seeks to focus on IT
services and other higher-priority businesses, the Nikkei
business daily reported on Thursday.
The two companies aim to reach a deal this month, the paper
said, adding that about 2,000 Fujitsu workers would likely be
transferred to Lenovo.
Fujitsu declined to comment. A spokesman for Lenovo in Japan
said: "We don't comment on rumours."
One option for the deal would see Fujitsu transfer its PC
design, development and manufacturing operations to a joint
venture led by Lenovo, the Nikkei said. Under another scenario,
Lenovo would take a majority stake in Fujitsu's PC unit, the
(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Richard Pullin)