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Toshiba dismisses $20 billion CVC offer as lacking detail

Apr 20 2021

TOKYO (Reuters) -Toshiba Corp on Tuesday dismissed a $20 billion buyout offer from CVC Capital Partners as lacking detail, putting a question mark over the future of the proposal.

Analysis: A sobering strategy for pandemic times - Japan brewers bank on alcohol-free beer boom

Mar 15 2021

TOKYO (Reuters), - His social life severely curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic, Tadasu Masuda found himself embracing the opportunity to take what in Japan are known as "liver rest days" and try out a range of alcohol-free beer brands.

Japan's Kirin ends Myanmar beer tie-up with army-owned partner after coup

Feb 05 2021

TOKYO Japanese drinks giant Kirin Holdings on Friday scrapped its beer alliance with a conglomerate linked to the Myanmar military after the army staged a coup deposing the democratically elected government earlier this week. | Video

UPDATE 4-Japan's Kirin ends Myanmar beer tie-up with army-owned partner after coup

Feb 05 2021

* Kirin invested in Myanmar Brewery in 2015 as Myanmar opened up

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Foreign companies scramble to assess fall-out in Myanmar after coup

Feb 01 2021

TOKYO, Feb 1 Foreign companies from Japanese retail giant Aeon to South Korean trading firm POSCO International and Norway's Telenor scrambled to assess the turmoil in Myanmar on Monday after a coup in the country once feted as Southeast Asia's last big frontier.

REFILE-Japan Inc scrambles to assess fall-out in Myanmar after coup

Feb 01 2021

TOKYO, Feb 1 Japanese companies from retail giant Aeon Co to auto-parts maker Denso Corp scrambled to assess the turmoil in Myanmar on Monday after a coup in the country once feted as Southeast Asia's last big frontier.

Japan's Kirin to invest $30 million in maker of Indian craft beer Bira

Jan 04 2021

NEW DELHI/TOKYO Japan's beer maker Kirin Holdings will invest $30 million in New Delhi-based B9 Beverages, the companies said on Monday, as it seeks to secure a spot in India's growing craft beer market amid falling sales at home.

Japan's Kirin to invest $30 million in maker of Indian craft beer Bira

Jan 04 2021

NEW DELHI/TOKYO Japan's beer maker Kirin Holdings will invest $30 million in New Delhi-based B9 Beverages, the companies said on Monday, as it seeks to secure a spot in India's growing craft beer market amid falling sales at home.

Coronavirus won't stop Japanese firms buying abroad, says Suntory CEO

Dec 17 2020

TOKYO The chief executive of Japanese beverage maker Suntory Holdings said on Thursday the coronavirus crisis and other geopolitical risks would not deter his company or other Japanese firms from overseas acquisitions.

Walmart sells majority stake in Seiyu, nearly exiting Japan

Nov 16 2020

TOKYO Walmart Inc is selling a majority stake in Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu to investment firm KKR and e-commerce company Rakuten for over $1 billion, after years of struggling to make money amid stiff competition.

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