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- Rakuten became Tokyo Broadcasting System's top shareholder when it acquired more than 10 percent of the broadcaster's outstanding issues via off-market transactions. Under the Securities and Exchange Law, a buyer is required to conduct a tender offer if it wants to acquire more than one-third of shares in off-market transactions. Rakuten, however, bought just 15 percent of TBS shares, which exempts it from the tender offer requirement. The country's...

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