HC Picks 280

September 2, 2020
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : August 26, 2020 – August 31, 2020

Category : [Business][Economy]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway makes big bets on Japan

● Warren Buffett, at 90, Still Has an Eye for a Bargain

 > “It is quite unusual to invest in all five of the major trading houses. Is he expecting mergers or consolidations? They own a number of private companies. Can those be his target? Can lead to active private equity transactions in Japan? Interesting decision to follow.”


● Job losses loom as Vanguard closes Hong Kong, Japan operations

 > “Looks like they are more focused on asset gathering. Might better call it as a fund operating business or asset banking business and distinguish from asset management business…”


● Abe’s demise could make Japan great again

 > “There are a number of articles related to prime minister Abe resignation, but this one is well summarized.”