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Masayoshi Son, the head of Japan’s SoftBank Corp, is once again attempting to expand his company in a move which some observers believe is fraught with risk. But risk is what Mr Son is all about, and is what he says has propelled him from his very humble beginning to one of the wealthiest men in the country.
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Dr. Stefan Lippert
Greater Chinese electronics giant Hon Hai - a major supplier of Apple’s iPads and iPhones - has snapped up a ten per cent stake in Japan’s leading electronics business Sharp. This strategic investment is likely to be a wake-up call to Japanese businesses and encourage other Chinese firms looking to invest in such world-class assets.