• Takeda gets key U.S. regulatory approval to buy Shire

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Tuesday it received a key U.S. regulatory approval for its $62 billion deal to buy London-listed Shire Plc.
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  • SoftBank tightens grip on Yahoo Japan via $2 billion deal with Altaba

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    SoftBank Group is increasing its stake in Yahoo Japan through a $2 billion, three-way deal with U.S. firm Altaba to deepen ties with the internet heavyweight ahead of an IPO of its telecoms unit.
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  • SoftBank raises stake in Yahoo Japan in purchase from Altaba

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    TOKYO - Japanese internet company SoftBank Corp. is investing about $2 billion to raise its stake in Yahoo Japan through an acquisition from U.S. investment company Altaba Inc.
    SoftBank has been boosting its collaboration with Yahoo Japan, a search-engine company, to strengthen its e-commerce, smartphone services and other businesses.
    The deal, announced Tuesday in a statement from Softbank will raise its stake in Yahoo Japan to 48 percent from about 43 percent. The three-way transaction between Altaba, SoftBank and Yahoo Japan will cut Altaba's stake to 27 percent.
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  • Yahoo Japan buys back $2 billion of shares in three-way deal with SoftBank, Altaba

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Yahoo Japan Corp is buying back around $2 billion worth of its shares from SoftBank Group Corp as part of a three-way deal with its top shareholders, U.S. investment firm Altaba Inc and SoftBank.
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