Saturday, December 17, 2011

WSJ: "Japan Embarks on Shopping Spree"

Wall Street Journal print ed. December 14 2011, p. C3

"Japan has leapfrogged rivals like china to become the third-largest cross-border acquirer behind the U.S. and the U.K. this year by value of deals."

"Japan's outbound M&A [mergers and acquisitions] investments so far this year are well over double the $34.3 billion registered in the dame period last year..."

One has to wonder reading this article whether growing contamination throughout Japan is prompting Japanese corporations to get out while they have reserves on hand and a strong currency...

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