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Ajinomoto Co Inc (2802.T)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Ajinomoto to sell unit Amoy Food Limited
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 

Nov 19(Reuters) - Ajinomoto Co Inc <2802.T>:Says it plans to sell all shares of Hong Kong-based unit Amoy Food Limited, to CITIC Capital Asian Foods Holdings Limited.Price undisclosed.Transaction date in Q4 2018 .  Full Article

Ajinomoto to transfer partial seasoning production business to unit Knorr Foods
Thursday, 27 Sep 2018 

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Ajinomoto Co Inc <2802.T>:Says it will transfer partial seasoning production business to a wholly owned unit Knorr Foods Co., Ltd., effective April 1, 2019 .  Full Article

Ajinomoto to retire treasury shares
Thursday, 27 Sep 2018 

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Ajinomoto Co Inc <2802.T>:Says it will retire 22.7 million shares (4 percent of outstanding) of its common stock on Oct. 10 .Says the total shares outstanding is 549.2 million shares after the retirement.  Full Article

Ajinomoto to repurchase up to 4.4 pct shares
Thursday, 10 May 2018 

May 10 (Reuters) - Ajinomoto Co Inc <2802.T>:Says it will repurchase up to 25 million shares, representing 4.4 percent of outstanding, for up to 40 billion yen in total, during the period from May 11 to Sept. 20 .  Full Article

Ajinomoto plans JV in S.Korea with NongShim
Thursday, 21 Dec 2017 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Ajinomoto Co Inc <2802.T> ::Says it plans to set up a joint venture AJINOMOTO NONGSHIM FOODS CO LTD in South Korea, jointly with South Korean firm Nongshim Co Ltd <<<004370.KS>>>.JV will be mainly engaged in powder soup manufacturing business .JV will be capitalized at 13 billion won (about 1.3 billion yen), and the company and Nongshim will own a 51 percent stake and a 49 percent stake in it respectively .  Full Article

Ajinomoto fully acquires Cambrooke Therapeutics for about $64 mln via Ajinomoto North America
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Ajinomoto Co Inc <2802.T>:Says it fully acquired U.S.-based medical food firm Cambrooke Therapeutics, Inc via Ajinomoto North America, at the price of about $64 million (about 7.24 billion yen).  Full Article

Ajinomoto to build new plant for manufacturing and packaging of seasonings
Friday, 20 Oct 2017 

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Ajinomoto Co Inc <2802.T>:Says co plans to build a new plant for manufacturing and packaging seasonings and other products on the premises of co's Tokai Plant, in accordance with the details announced in co's Sept. 29, 2017 press release .Says investment amount of about 15 billion yen in total .Says construction will be started in November 2017 and be completed in second half of fiscal 2019 .  Full Article

Ajinomoto fully acquires Turkey-based food firm
Friday, 18 Aug 2017 

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Ajinomoto Co Inc <2802.T>:Says it acquires 50 percent stake in a Turkey-based food firm on Aug. 17 (local time).Says acquisition price is about 181 million Turkish liras (about 5.67 billion yen) .Says it holds 100 percent stake in the firm, up from 50 percent .  Full Article

Nikkei rises before long-weekend; defensive stocks, tourism-related firms outperform

TOKYO, Nov 22 Japan's Nikkei rose on Thursday in choppy trade with gains for defensive stocks and companies linked to inbound tourism demand after data showed a bounce in visitors in October.