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Rakuten Inc (4755.T)

4755.T on Tokyo Stock Exchange

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17 Nov 2017
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Rakuten buys back 2.1 mln shares for 2.59 bln yen
Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Rakuten Inc <4755.T>:Says it repurchased 2.1 million shares of its common stock for 2.59 billion yen in total from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31.Says this was part of the share repurchase plan announced on Feb. 21.Says it accumulatively repurchased 75 million shares for 92.17 billion yen in total .  Full Article

Rakuten takes over MVNO business from Plus One Marketing
Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Rakuten Inc <4755.T>:Says it took over MVNO business (except a part of service)in Japan, from Plus One Marketing Ltd, on Nov. 1 .The previous plan was disclosed on Sept. 26 .  Full Article

Rakuten to merge with unit Rakuten Mart
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 

Oct 24(Reuters) - Rakuten Inc <4755.T>:Says it plans to merge with wholly owned unit Rakuten Mart Inc.Merger effective Feb. 1, 2018.Says the unit will be dissolved after the merger .  Full Article

R&I affirms Rakuten's rating at "A-" and says stable outlook-R&I
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Rakuten Inc <4755.T>:Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "A-"-R&I.Rating outlook stable-R&I.  Full Article

Rakuten completes business transfer between units and merger of Rakuten Edy, Inc
Thursday, 6 Oct 2016 

Rakuten Inc <4755.T>: Says it completed business transfer between units and the merger of its unit Rakuten Edy, Inc .Says previous plan disclosed on July 22.  Full Article

Rakuten to acquire flea market app operator Fablic - Nikkei
Friday, 2 Sep 2016 

Rakuten Inc <4755.T> : Rakuten is acquiring flea market app operator Fablic to leverage consumer-to-consumer platform popular among young women - Nikkei . Seeks to increase combined monthly shipments to some 3 billion Yen- Nikkei Source: (http://s.nikkei.com/2bWtyJu) Further company coverage: [4755.T] ((bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Rakuten says business transfer between units and to merge unit
Friday, 22 Jul 2016 

Rakuten Inc <4755.T>: Says its unit Rakuten Edy, Inc to transfer electronic money business to another Tokyo-based unit of the co on Oct. 1 .Says the co merge Rakuten Edy, Inc on Oct. 1 and Rakuten Edy, Inc to be dissolved after merger.  Full Article

Japan’s Rakuten in talks to buy assets of bitcoin startup Bitnet - WSJ
Friday, 15 Jul 2016 

: Rakuten is considering using Bitnet’s assets to continue testing and developing blockchain - WSJ .Japan’s Rakuten in talks to buy assets of bitcoin startup Bitnet - WSJ.  Full Article

Rakuten completes merging with subsidiary
Friday, 1 Apr 2016 

Rakuten Inc:Completed merging with wholly owned subsidiary Rakuten ShowTime, Inc on April 1.Plan disclosed on Jan. 23.  Full Article

Rakuten to issue year-end dividend for FY 2015
Friday, 12 Feb 2016 

Rakuten Inc:To issue a year-end dividend of 4.5 yen per share to all the shareholders of record as of Dec. 31, 2015, for FY ended Dec. 2015.Payment date March 14.Says latest dividend forecast was 4.5 yen per share.  Full Article

BRIEF-Rakuten buys back 2.1 mln shares for 2.59 bln yen

* Says it repurchased 2.1 million shares of its common stock for 2.59 billion yen in total from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31