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Toshiba Filed Petition With Tokyo District Court Vs. Western Digital
For unfair competition, asking for ¥120 billion ($1.07 billion)
2017.06.28 | Press Release
Western Digital Resubmitted Bid With KKR
For Toshiba NAND chip business
2017.06.27 | In Brief
SK Hynix Involvement Complicates Top Toshiba NAND Chip Bid
As being Korean company
2017.06.26 | In Brief
Western Digital Won’t Consent to SK Hynix Participation
In Toshiba NAND chip unit
2017.06.26 | In Brief
Toshiba Wants to Talk to Western Digital Over NAND Chip Sale
Despite naming Bain-led consortium as preferred bidder
2017.06.23 | In Brief
Toshiba Finally Selects Preferred Bidder for NAND Chip Business
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, Bain Capital, and Development Bank of Japan
2017.06.21 | Press Release
WD Comments on Toshiba’s Announcement Regarding Flash JV Interests
It ignores SanDisk's consent rights and dual-track legal process currently underway.
2017.06.21 | Press Release
Japan Trade Ministry Asks WD to Join Japan Government-Bain Consortium
For Toshiba NAND chip unit
2017.06.21 | In Brief
Foxconn Says Dell anf Kingston to Join Bid for Toshiba NAND Chip Unit
With Apple and Amazon
2017.06.20 | In Brief
Japan Government Consortium Tells Toshiba to Fix NAND Chip Spat
With Western Digital
2017.06.20 | In Brief
Toshiba Delays Sale of NAND Chip Business
On June 28
2017.06.19 | In Brief
Bain Capital and Innovation Network Corporation of Japan to Offer $19 Billion for Toshiba Chip Unit
With Japanese investors
2017.06.16 | In Brief
Western Digital’s SanDisk Subsidiaries Seek Injunctive Relief Against Toshiba
To block deal of NAND chip business
2017.06.15 | Press Release
Western Digital-Toshiba Game Of Chicken Continues
Different scenarios
2017.06.15 | In Brief
Reactive Group Acquires Arraid
US manufacturer of replacement storage solutions for ageing disk, tape and floppy drives and revamping products using solid state technology
2017.06.15 | Press Release
Hynix Joins Last-Minute METI-Led Bid for Toshiba NAND Chip Business
Japan's government assembling Japan-South Korea-U.S. consortium
2017.06.14 | In Brief
Bain Capital May Join Japan-U.S. Alliance for Toshiba NAND Chip Business
With private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
2017.06.13 | In Brief
Western Digital to Raise Toshiba Chip Offer to $18 Billion
Or more
2017.06.12 | In Brief
Toshiba Unconvinced by Western Digital
For bid on NAND chip business
2017.06.12 | In Brief
Toshiba to Name Buyer of $18 Billion NAND Chip Business on June 15
Choice narrowed to one bid from Broadcom Ltd and Silver Lake, and another from Western Digital and Japanese government-related investors.
2017.06.08 | In Brief
Toshiba Asks Western Digital Again to Drop Challenge to NAND Chip Business
In letter dated June 7
2017.06.07 | In Brief
Apple and Amazon Also Interested in Toshiba NAND Chip Business
For iPhone and servers, respectively
2017.06.06 | In Brief
Broadcom Shoots Down Toshiba Deal
Being not interested to bid for Japanese flash memory business
2017.06.06 | In Brief
Toshiba Resolved to Revert to Itself From Toshiba Memory Corporation…
Stake of joint venture between Toshiba and SanDisk at Yokkaichi Operations, which manufactures flash memories
2017.06.05 | Press Release
… Answer From Western Digital Continuing With Arbitration Process
"Toshiba's new action does not resolve SanDisk's claims in the pending arbitration."
2017.06.05 | Press Release
Toshiba Fights to Clear Way for Chip Unit
Move defuses claim that sale to third party would be breach of joint venture, lawyers say.
2017.06.02 | In Brief
Toshiba Seeks to Sidestep Western Digital
In flash memory
2017.06.02 | Press Release
Western Digital Says Toshiba’s Letter Shows Company Within Its Rights
To have say in any sale of chip they jointly own
2017.06.02 | In Brief
Concurrent Closes European Operations Portion of Real-Time Business Segment Sale
To technology-focused investment firm Battery Ventures
2017.06.02 | Press Release
Western Digital May Join Japan-KKR Group for Toshiba Chip Unit Bid
Backing away from earlier demand for immediate majority stake
2017.05.31 | In Brief
NetApp Just Quietly Acquired Two Storage Companies
Immersive Partner Solutions and PlexiStor
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.05.30 | News
Western Digital Reportedly Makes $18 Billion Offer for Toshiba Flash Memory Division
Western Digital CEO Milligan to meet Toshiba president Tsunakawa to discuss the sale
2017.05.26 | In Brief
Tuxera Acquires A1 Dev, Boosting Expertise Within Android Ecosystem
Getting database of 4 million flash storage performance test results
2017.05.26 | Press Release
Confusion Reigns Over Sale of Toshiba NAND Chip Buiness
Four suitors, but Western Digital raising objections
2017.05.25 | In Brief
SK Hynix and Bain Capital Plan to Bid for Toshiba Flash Chip Business
Between $9 and $13.5 billion
2017.05.19 | In Brief
Broadcom, KKR Said to Emerge as Leading Bidders for Toshiba NAND Chip Unit
Offering about $20 billion
2017.05.19 | In Brief
Japan’s Government Wanted Toshiba and Partner Western Digital to Cooperate
On sale of chip unit
2017.05.17 | In Brief
Western Digital Files to Block Toshiba Sale of NAND Flash-Memory
At International Chamber of Commerce
2017.05.15 | Press Release
Toshiba and Western Digital Talks to Try and Settle Their Differences
After exchanging some harsh words
2017.05.11 | In Brief
Toshiba Told Western Digital Not to Interfere in Sale of Flash Chip Unit
Rejecting claims it has breached joint venture contract and threatening legal action
2017.05.09 | In Brief
KKR in Talks With Toshiba to Buy Chips Unit
WD to discuss for joining
2017.05.09 | In Brief
Beta Distribution in UK Pull Out of Entatech Deal
Responding to news
2017.05.09 | Press Release
Toshiba Unit Sale « Desperate » and « Disaster »
Said Western Digital CFO.
2017.05.03 | In Brief
Arcserve Acquires FastArchiver
Getting email archiving technology
2017.04.26 | Press Release
Violin Memory Acquired by Quantum Partners
Private investment fund managed by Soros Fund Management
2017.04.25 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Toshiba NAND Chip Business for Sale, but What About HDDs and SSDs?
Could Western Digital acquire total package?
by Jean-Jacques Maleval | 2017.04.21 | News
Spanning Acquired From Dell EMC by Insight Venture Partners
Becoming independent company in SaaS data protection
2017.04.21 | Press Release
SK Hynix Teams Up With Bain Capital to Takeover Toshiba NAND Flash
Presenting ¥2 trillion for price at preliminary bidding
2017.04.20 | In Brief
Apple Could Team Up With Foxconn for Investment in Toshiba NAND Chip Unit
Said public broadcaster NHK.
2017.04.18 | In Brief
Foxconn Seeks SoftBank’s Help in Bid for Toshiba Flash Chip Unit
The Nikkei has learned.
2017.04.18 | In Brief