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Takara Holdings Inc (2531.T)

2531.T on Tokyo Stock Exchange

15 Nov 2018
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Takara Holdings to sell unit TAKARA HEALTHCARE
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 

Sept 20(Reuters) - Takara Holdings Inc <2531.T>:Says it plans to sell all shares of wholly owned unit TAKARA HEALTHCARE INC., to SHIONOGI HEALTHCARE & CO., LTD.Price undisclosed .Transaction date on Jan. 1, 2019 .Says SHIONOGI HEALTHCARE & CO., LTD will merge with TAKARA HEALTHCARE INC, effective Jan. 2, 2019 .  Full Article

Takara Bio signs agreement for co-development and sales rights in Japan to NY-ESO-1 siTCRTM and CD19 CAR gene therapies
Monday, 9 Apr 2018 

April 9(Reuters) - Takara Bio Inc <4974.T>:Says it has entered into an agreement with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd for co-development and exclusive sales rights in Japan for Takara's NY-ESO-1 siTCRTM (TBI-1301, TBI-1301-A) and CD19 CAR (TBI-1501) gene therapies.  Full Article

Takara Holdings completes retirement of 7.35 pct stake of shares
Friday, 29 Dec 2017 

Dec 29 (Reuters) - Takara Holdings Inc <2531.T> ::Says it completed retirement of 16 million shares (7.35 percent stake), on Dec. 29.  Full Article

R&I affirms Takara Holdings' rating at "A" and says stable outlook-R&I
Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Takara Holdings Inc <2531.T>:Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "A"-R&I.Rating outlook stable-R&I.  Full Article

Takara Holdings unit to sell unit TAKARA CHOU UN
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Takara Holdings Inc <2531.T>:Says unit TAKARA SHUZO CO.,LTD, will sell 100 percent stake in unit TAKARA CHOU UN CO.,LTD., which is mainly engaged in transportation and warehousing business, with undisclosed price, effective Jan. 5, 2018 .  Full Article

Takara Holdings to repurchase shares and retire treasury shares
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Takara Holdings Inc <2531.T>:Says it will repurchase up to 2 million shares, representing 0.99 percent of outstanding.Says share repurchase price at up to 2 billion yen in total.Says repurchase period from Nov. 10 to Dec. 22 .Says it will retire 16 million shares (7.4 percent of outstanding) of its common stock on Dec. 29 .  Full Article

Takara Bio say first patient enrolled into phase I clinical trial of Oncolytic Virus HF10 in Japan
Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017 

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Takara Bio Inc <4974.T>:* Says the first patient with pancreatic cancer has been enrolled into Oncolytic Virus HF10(TBI-1401) phase I clinical trial in Japan on Sept. 26 .  Full Article

Takara Holdings to issue unsecured corporate bonds worth 15 bln yen
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017 

April 19 (Reuters) - Takara Holdings Inc <2531.T>:* Says it will issue 14th series unsecured corporate bonds worth 5 billion yen .* Bonds interest rate at 0.1 percent and maturity date on April 25, 2022.* Says it will issue 15th series unsecured corporate bonds worth 5 billion yen .* Bonds interest rate at 0.22 percent and maturity date on April 25, 2024.* Says it will issue 16th series unsecured corporate bonds worth 5 billion yen .* Bonds interest rate at 0.315 percent and maturity date on April 23, 2027.* Says each bonds worth 100 million yen and issue price at 100 yen per face value of 100 yen.* Subscription date on April 19 and payment date on April 25.* Says Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd., Daiwa Securities Co.Ltd., SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. will be the underwriters.* The bonds is used for bonds repayment and units' operation funds.  Full Article

Takara Holdings' subsidiary Takara Bio says merger between US-based units
Monday, 27 Mar 2017 

Takara Bio Inc <4974.T> : Says the company's wholly owned US-based sub-subsidiary Takara Bio USA Inc plans to merge with co's other two wholly owned US-based sub-subsidiaries Rubicon Genomics Inc and WaferGen Bio-systems Inc, with effective date on March 31 (for Rubicon) and May 31 (for WaferGen)respectively . Says units Rubicon Genomics and WaferGen Bio-systems will be dissolved after transaction .Says the company, Takara Bio Inc, is a consolidated subsidiary of Takara Holdings Inc <2531.T>.  Full Article

Takara Holdings unit fully acquires WaferGen Bio-systems for $35.9 mln
Wednesday, 1 Mar 2017 

Takara Holdings Inc <2531.T>: Says its subsidiary Takara Bio Inc<4974.T>'s unit, Takara Bio USA Holdings Inc., fully acquired WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc at $35.9 million .Says previous plan disclosed on May 13, 2016.  Full Article

Nikkei falls on Hokkaido quake; spotlight on reshuffled benchmark stocks

TOKYO, Sept 6 Japan's Nikkei fell on Thursday on the back of broad weakness in global equities, while investors awaited damage assessments after a powerful earthquake in Hokkaido, the latest in a series of natural disasters to hit the country this year.