Sharp and its subsidiaries are engaged in the manufacture and sale of consumer/information products and electronic components. Co.'s principal business segments are electronics equipment and electronics parts. Co.'s products include LCD color TVs, high vision TVsl color TVs, TV/VCR combos, DVD... More
Wednesday, Mar 62013, 4:41 AMSharp's (SHCAY.PK) future looks a little more secure after confirming that Samsung (SSNLF.PK) has agreed to invest ¥10.3B ($110M) in the struggling Japanese company in return for a 3% stake. Sharp will also provide large TV panels to the Korean firm and increase the shipments of smaller LCDs. Samsung's investment adds to a $120M injection from Qualcomm (QCOM) in December. Sharp's shares surged 14.05% in Tokyo on reports of the latest deal. (PR) |Wednesday, Mar 62013, 4:41 AM| Comment!
Tuesday, Mar 272012, 12:03 PMSharp (SHCAY.PK) plans to sell a 9.9% stake to contract manufacturing giant Foxconn (HNHAF.PK) at an 11% premium to today's close, as well as a 46.5% stake in its display unit to Foxconn's founder. Apple (AAPL) might just have something to do with this tie-up: Foxconn is Apple's biggest contract manufacturer, and Sharp is both a display supplier to Apple and the rumored manufacturer of the iTV. |Tuesday, Mar 272012, 12:03 PM| Comment!