Kokuyo Seeks to Raise Stake in Pentel

Kokuyo Seeks to Raise Stake in Pentel

   Tokyo, Nov. 15 (Jiji Press)--Japanese stationery maker Kokuyo Co. <7984> said Friday it aims to raise its stake in peer Pentel Co. to a majority from 37.80 pct at present in an investment expected to top 3.8 billion yen.
   The move comes as Pentel is exploring for a capital tie-up with another company, Kokuyo said.

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