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2010-11-19 00:00:00

TOKYO, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Co. today announced that the exhibition "50 Passion" will be held starting December 15, 2010, at its RING CUBE photo gallery located in the Ginza district of Tokyo. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101119/RING-CUBE) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101119/RING-CUBE ) This photo exhibition is being held to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the founding of Magnum Photos Tokyo. Known as an organization of photojournalists,...

2008-09-26 03:00:15

By Anonymous The Deal; Ricoh Co., Ltd. has agreed to acquire Ikon Office Solutions Inc. for $17.23 per share in cash, or about $1.62 billion. The deal price represents a premium of 11 percent over Ikon's share price prior to the deal announcement. The transaction has been approved by the boards of both companies. The deal still requires regulatory approval in the US, Canada, and Europe. The companies expect the deal to close in the fourth quarter of 2008. Discussion: Ikon sells and leases...

2008-08-27 18:00:23

Tokyo, Aug. 27 (Jiji Press)--Japan's Ricoh Co. said Wednesday it will acquire U.S. office equipment marketer Ikon Office Solutions Inc. for 1,617 million dollars through a friendly takeover bid. The move is aimed at bolstering the Japanese office equipment maker's overseas sales of products including multifunction printers through Ikon, which has more than 400 sales bases mainly in Europe and the United States. Ikon's board of directors has agreed to the acquisition, Ricoh said. Ricoh...

2008-07-02 18:00:28

Tokyo, July 2 (Jiji Press)--Japan's Ricoh Co. said Wednesday that it will set up a natural energy-powered billboard in New York City's Times Square. The billboard will be equipped with four wind power generators and 45 solar cell panels, which will produce about 98 kilowatt- hours of electricity together per day, a level that can run it without outside sources of power. The billboard, which will light up in early December, can help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 18 tons per year.END...


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