Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.’s aircraft unit, building Japan’s first passenger jet, will set up a quality-assurance center in Europe after pushing back the delivery of the aircraft by more than a year.
In 2010, Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder of Softbank Corp., laid out a plan for the next 300 years. For a start, he would invest in 5,000 companies by 2040, giving his unborn successors a base to build on.
DeNA Co., Japan’s biggest social- gaming operator, rose the most in more than two years in Tokyo trading after saying it will spend as much as 20 billion yen ($254 million) buying back up to 10 percent of its stock.
Sony Corp. directors are discussing whether to adopt billionaire Daniel Loeb’s proposal for an initial public offering of its entertainment business, a week after the TV maker said the assets weren’t for sale.
Sony Corp. President Kazuo Hirai is relying on selling real estate to make the company’s first profit in five years as he struggles to find products able to compete with Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. devices.