Kelly, Tim; Schoenberger, Chana R.
November 2008
Forbes Asia;11/10/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 19, p44
The article reports that Japanese corporations have over $1.1 trillion in their coffers to embark on overseas acquisitions. Jeremy Hall, director of Japanese equities at Henderson Global Investors expects Japanese companies to take advantage of low global valuations. Japanese corporations are looking to expand out of a stagnant home market. Some firms like the Japanese bank Mitsubishi UFJ and Mizuho have already started their incursion into the U.S. markets following the meltdown.


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