HC Picks 384

August 16, 2023
by Investment and Research Team

Period : August 7, 2023 – August 14, 2023

Category :[Business] [Other]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Exclusive: SoftBank in talks to buy Vision Fund’s 25% stake in Arm -sources

 > “Since Softbank regards VF investment companies to be Softbank investment companies, there is a conflict of interests. Valuation is extremely sensitive.”

● Japan investor group to launch $14bn Toshiba takeover bid Tuesday

 > “At last, the deal looks to complete. It took so long, shall see how JIP can add value to the company.”

● Ex-Mizuho VP Sues Bank Alleging Bias Against Non-Japanese Staff

 > “This is kind of a shame that hadn’t changed in the past 20 years… Not common amongst corporate Japan, but can be seen in traditional companies.”


● No more ice cream with Mt Fuji: Japan train line phases out snack carts

 > “No worries, you can find Kiosks in the stations. Try green car if you wish to be served.”