CORRECTED: UPDATE3: Toshiba to split into 3 firms as shareholder pressure mounts

Economy

Toshiba Corp. said Friday it will split into three listed firms by the end of fiscal 2023, in a major overhaul of the embattled Japanese conglomerate facing intense pressure from foreign activist shareholders. The rare reorganization of the behemoth, with a history spanning over a century, would result in two spinoff firms focusing on infrastructure and devices, and the remaining company holding stakes in chipmaker Kioxia Holdings Corp. and Toshiba Tec Corp. The split-up marks the end of a chapter for household name Toshiba, once known for its consumer electronics. It is seen as an attempt to ...

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