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Hitachi Ltd (6501.T)

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Thu, Jul 11 2019

Hitachi starts sale of $5.6 billion chemical unit, first bids due by Aug. 9: sources

TOKYO Japan's Hitachi Ltd has started the formal process for the sale of its $5.6 billion chemical unit with initial bids due in August, people familiar with the matter said, a deal that is expected to draw interest from global private-equity firms.

Hitachi starts sale of $5.6 billion chemical unit, first bids due by August 9 - sources

TOKYO Japan's Hitachi Ltd has started the formal process for the sale of its $5.6 billion (£4.5 billion) chemical unit with initial bids due in August, people familiar with the matter said, a deal that is expected to draw interest from global private-equity firms.

UPDATE 1-Hitachi starts sale of $5.6 bln chemical unit, first bids due by Aug. 9 -sources

* Japanese firms also seen bidding (Adds details and context)

Hitachi kicks off sale for chemical unit, first bids due by Aug. 9 -sources

TOKYO, July 11 Japan's Hitachi Ltd has started the formal process for the sale of its $5.6 billion chemical unit with initial bids due on Aug. 9, people familiar with the matter said, a deal expected to draw interest from global private equity firms.

Applied Materials to buy Japan's Kokusai to bolster memory chip business

U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc on Monday agreed to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc , as it bets on rising demand for memory chips used in data centers, 5G phones and AI-powered devices.

UPDATE 5-Applied Materials to buy Japan's Kokusai to bolster memory chip business

July 1 U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc on Monday agreed to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc, as it bets on rising demand for memory chips used in data centres, 5G phones and AI-powered devices.

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

July 1 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1345 GMT on Monday:

Applied Materials to buy Kokusai Electric for $2.3 bln - Nikkei

TOKYO, July 1 Applied Materials Inc, the world's biggest supplier of chipmaking equipment, will buy Japanese semiconductor device maker Kokusai Electric for about 250 billion yen ($2.31 billion), the Nikkei reported on Monday.

Transat accepts Air Canada's buyout offer, deal needs shareholder approval

Air Canada said on Thursday that Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc accepted its all-cash bid of C$520 million ($396 million), but some Transat shareholders want more and must approve the transaction.

UPDATE 3-Transat accepts Air Canada's buyout offer, deal needs shareholder approval

June 27 Air Canada said on Thursday that Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc accepted its all-cash bid of C$520 million ($396 million), but some Transat shareholders want more and must approve the transaction.

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