TOKYO, Oct 20 Tokyo Dome Corp, the owner of the home stadium for Japan's popular Yomiuri Giants baseball club, said on Tuesday it is considering to hold an extraordinary shareholders meeting to discuss a request from an activist fund.
TOKYO U.S. investment fund Fortress Investment Group will inject 57 billion yen ($540 million) in cash-strapped apartment rental firm Leopalace21 Corp , the Japanese company said on Wednesday.
TOKYO/HONG KONG Hitachi Ltd plans to launch a sale of its materials unit as early as next month in a deal that could be worth more than 700 billion yen ($6.6 billion), three people with knowledge of the matter said. Hitachi is planning to sell its 53% stake in Hitachi Metals Ltd , which makes components for cars and industrial equipment, said the sources who declined to be named as they were not authorised to speak to the media.
TOKYO Japanese financial firm SBI Holdings Inc has ambitions to revive struggling regional banks by taking stakes and pushing them into higher-margin businesses - a strategy that may get a boost from the country's new prime minister.
OSAKA, Japan Stuck at home for weeks while Japan was under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus, renowned Japanese Bunraku puppet master Kanjuro Kiritake, all his performances cancelled for months, was stricken with deep anxiety.
TOKYO/WELLINGTON More than 40 crew members were missing after a ship carrying cattle from New Zealand to China capsized in stormy weather in the East China Sea, the Japanese coastguard said on Thursday. | Video
TOKYO/WELLINGTON, Sept 3 More than 40 crew
members were missing after a ship carrying cattle from New
Zealand to China capsized in stormy weather in the East China
Sea, the Japanese coastguard said on Thursday.
TOKYO Takeda Pharmaceutical Co said on Monday it would sell its Japanese consumer healthcare business to U.S. buyout fund Blackstone Group , as it aims to focus on developing drugs for unmet medical needs and rare diseases.