Hitachi Seen Selling Metals Unit to Bain-Led Consortium

Hitachi Seen Selling Metals Unit to Bain-Led Consortium

   Tokyo, April 8 (Jiji Press)--Hitachi Ltd. <6501> is in the final phase of preparing to sell listed subsidiary Hitachi Metals Ltd. <5486> to a consortium led by Bain Capital of the United States and Japan Industrial Partners Inc., it was learned Thursday.
   The move is part of a reorganization of the Hitachi group aimed at boosting its international competitiveness in the digital field.

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