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  • *Decision was made by Toshiba's board- sources. *Toshiba to make announcement later on Wednesday- sources. TOKYO, Sept 20- Japan's Toshiba Corp has selected a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital to buy its prized memory chip unit, three people with knowledge of the talks said on Wednesday, the latest dramatic twist to a highly contentious auction.

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp has selected a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital to buy its prized memory chip unit, three people with knowledge of the talks said on Wednesday. The decision was made by Toshiba's board and will be announced later on Wednesday, two sources said. The people declined to be identified as they were not...

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Booming shipments of cars and electronics in August drove up Japan's exports at the fastest pace in nearly four years, further evidence that overseas demand is strong enough to support healthy economic growth. Export growth is seen likely to continue as the global economy remains on a solid footing, which should underpin policymakers'...

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Booming shipments of cars and electronics in August drove up Japan's exports at the fastest pace in nearly four years, further evidence that overseas demand is strong enough to support healthy economic growth. Export growth is seen likely to continue as the global economy remains on a solid footing, which should underpin policymakers'...

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Booming shipments of cars and electronics in August drove up Japan's exports at the fastest pace in nearly four years, further evidence that overseas demand is strong enough to support healthy economic growth. Export growth is seen likely to continue as the global economy remains on a solid footing, which should underpin policymakers'...

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Toshiba Corp is shifting back toward selling its prized semiconductor unit to a group backed by joint venture partner Western Digital Corp, just days after saying it was leaning toward a rival bid including a South Korean chipmaker, people familiar with the deal said in the latest in a series of twists for the critical deal. California- based...

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Toshiba Corp is shifting back toward selling its prized semiconductor unit to a group backed by joint venture partner Western Digital Corp, just days after saying it was leaning toward a rival bid including a South Korean chipmaker, people familiar with the deal said in the latest in a series of twists for the critical deal. California- based...

  • President Donald Trump's decision to block a Chinese-backed firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker this week is detrimental to America's growth and the global economy, China's state news agency Xinhua said in a commentary on Saturday. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of the largest...

  • *Bain confirms new members in new bid for Toshiba chip unit. TOKYO, Sept 15- Bain Capital, now in the lead to buy Toshiba Corp's prized memory chip unit, said on Friday it has brought in Dell Inc and other tech firms as new members of its consortium to bolster its bid. Sources have said that the Bain group also included Apple Inc and the offer was worth 2.4 trillion yen,...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Bain Capital confirmed it brought in several strategic partners to bolster its bid for Toshiba Corp's memory chip business, after the Japanese company agreed to accelerate talks with a group led by the U.S. private equity firm. Bain, which has been working with SK Hynix on an offer for Toshiba's chip unit, said its latest proposal "brings in a broad...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Bain Capital confirmed it brought in several strategic partners to bolster its bid for Toshiba Corp's memory chip business, after the Japanese company agreed to accelerate talks with a group led by the U.S. private equity firm. Bain, which has been working with SK Hynix on an offer for Toshiba's chip unit, said its latest proposal "brings in a broad...

  • Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of the largest attempted by a Chinese-backed firm in the U.S. microchip sector and was the first announced deal for the buyout fund, which launched last year with a focus on technology investment. Trump's decision chimes with the views of the Committee on...

  • *Toshiba says fully committed to completing sale by March 2018. TOKYO, Sept 14- Toshiba Corp said its business partner Western Digital Corp had been "persistently" overstating its rights over a memory chip unit that the Japanese firm is looking to offload, showing the two remain at loggerheads over the $18 billion sale. The statement from the embattled Japanese...

  • Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of the largest attempted by a Chinese-backed firm in the U.S. microchip sector and was the first announced deal for the buyout fund, which launched last year with a focus on technology investment. Trump's decision chimes with the views of the Committee on...

  • A federal panel that reviews foreign investment in the United States for possible security threats ruled against the proposed $1.3 billion purchase of Lattice Semiconductor last week. Most acquisitions in the United States and Europe go through without incident, but some purchases of high-tech companies have prompted criticism they might represent...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump has blocked a Chinese government-financed firm's acquisition of an Oregon semiconductor maker on national security grounds. Trump's order Wednesday came after a federal panel that reviews foreign investment for possible security threats ruled against the proposed $1.3 billion takeover of Lattice Semiconductor...

  • President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose takeover deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3- billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor...

  • President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose takeover deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3- billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor...

  • President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S. chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners planned $1.3- billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of the...

  • President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S. chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners planned $1.3- billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of the...