Sony and Sharp have agreed to set up a joint venture, to start operating in April 2009, to operate an LCD panel plant in Sakai, near Osaka, with an investment estimated at ¥380 billion.
Taiwan's Foxconn agreed to acquire a two-thirds stake in Japan's Sharp Corp <6753.T> for $3.5 billion (2.4 billion pounds), securing a big discount to its original offer after a month of wrangling ...