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Bloomberg

Japan Inc.'s $2 trillion cash fuels overseas purchases

Japan Inc.'s $2 trillion cash fuels overseas purchases

  • febrero 24, 2015
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Bloomberg

Japan Inc.'s $2 trillion cash fuels overseas purchases

A combination of large cash hoards, cheap financing and Japan's shrinking and aging population is driving Japanese companies to invest overseas. "They're coming to a point where they have to do these radical moves," says Shintaro Okuno, a partner at Bain & Company who specializes in mergers. "And also, money here is so cheap."