By Sam Nussey and Makiko Yamazaki
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (NTT) said it will spend 4.25 trillion yen ($40 billion) to take its wireless carrier business private, in a deal that opens the path to lower prices as the government calls for cuts.
NTT will launch Japan’s largest-ever tender offer for the 34% of NTT Docomo Inc stock that it does not own, the firm said in a statement. The telecoms firm will offer 3,900 yen per share, a premium of 40.5% to Monday’s closing price.
The buyout comes as