NEWS & VIEWS

Global private equity and venture capital news and research

Sony in talks to sell computer business to Japan Industrial Partners

5 Feb 2014

japanese home_sqSony is reportedly in talks to sell its personal-computer business to private equity firm Japan Industrial Partners.

The sale is part of a wider restructuring that Sony could announce as soon as tomorrow and could include job cuts, said Bloomberg, citing a person with knowledge of the situation.

A memorandum of understanding for the deal which includes the Vaio brand could be released tomorrow, said the source.

Recent private equity deals in Japan include Asian asset management firm PAG’s $250m investment in theme park operator Universal Studios Japan.

Copyright © 2014 AltAssets


Legals & Terms of UsePrivacy Policy


AltAssets is registered as a trademark of Investor Networks Limited (06695690).
Registered Office: WeWork 4001, 1 Fore Street, London, EC2Y 5EJ
Content is © AltAssets 2000-2016

log