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Blackstone to Acquire Japanese Digital Comics Provider

Blackstone to Acquire Japanese Digital Comics Provider

   Tokyo, June 19 (Jiji Press)--U.S. investment firm Blackstone Inc. has announced that it will acquire Japanese digital comics provider Infocom Corp. for a total of about 280 billion yen, its largest investment in Japan.
   Blackstone will offer to buy Infocom shares at 6,060 yen each from Wednesday through July 31, and will later acquire the 57 pct stake owned by Infocom's parent company, Japanese chemical maker Teijin Ltd.

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