October 1, 2012, Tokyo, Japan - Kazuo Hirai, CEO of Sony Corp., and  President Hiroyuki Sasa, center, of Olympus Corp. atten a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, October 1, 2012, following the announcement of its tie-up with the scandal stricken Olympus Corp. At right is Olympus Senior Exec Managing Officer Yasuo Takeuchi...Sony and Olympus have concluded a capital and business tie-up agreement to shore up the scandal-hit Japanese medical equipment and camera maker, and will set up a joint firm to expand their medical operations. With the alliance, Sony will become Olympus' leading shareholder by acquiring a stake of around 11 percent with investment of about 50 billion yen, aiming to expand its medical business as an area of potential growth.  (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) AYF -mis-

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Sony-Olympus Alliance Aims for High-Tech Surgery
October 1, 2012, Tokyo, Japan - Kazuo Hirai, CEO of Sony Corp., and President Hiroyuki Sasa, center, of Olympus Corp. atten a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, October 1, 2012, following the announcement of its tie-up with the scandal stricken Olympus Corp. At right is Olympus Senior Exec Managing Officer Yasuo Takeuchi...Sony and Olympus have concluded a capital and business tie-up agreement to shore up the scandal-hit Japanese medical equipment and camera maker, and will set up a joint firm to expand their medical operations. With the alliance, Sony will become Olympus' leading shareholder by acquiring a stake of around 11 percent with investment of about 50 billion yen, aiming to expand its medical business as an area of potential growth. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) AYF -mis-

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Date 1 Oct 2012
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