Toshiba and Fujitsu, is considering merging its Vaio personal computers




Considering giants Toshiba and Fujitsu the possibility of merging the sectors of personal computers belonging to them, according to the Reuters news agency quoted two people familiar with the matter on Friday, with the aspiration of the two companies to ease the burden of struggling to reform their operations sector.

Reuters said the sources, who asked not to be identified because the discussions are still secret, that the Japanese consumer electronics firms in the early stages of the study of the merger, and it is not clear whether the agreement will be reached.

It was Toshiba, which is seeking to increase its capital after manipulation scandal profit of $ 1.3 billion, dating back to fiscal year 2008/2009, it has already agreed to sell its imaging sensors sector to compatriot Sony , and said it was considering the separation of part of the chip sector.

The company said that its business ranging from consumer electronics to nuclear power, in a statement on Friday it was considering various possibilities to improve its operations, including the reorganization of the business with other companies, but nothing has been decided yet.

For its part, Fujitsu, which announced in October / last October that it intends to separate the personal computer sector hers said, it was considering various options for its business.

Earlier, the Nikkei business daily reported that Toshiba and Fujitsu, as well as company Vaio is not included, which broke away from Sony last year, is considering a three-way merger of the sectors of their own personal computers.

The newspaper added, without giving any source for its information that the company will be generated more than 30% of the Japanese market, it is superior to Lenovo which it currently holds, and which controls 26.3% of the market.

A spokeswoman for the Vaio Ktoukat Nikkei report, noting that the company were not in talks with anyone on personal computers hers sector.


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