Dow Jones Acquires 'WSJ' Japan Site

  • July 13, 2012

Dow Jones & Company has acquired SBI Holdings' 40% ownership stake in The Wall Street Journal Japan K.K., the
joint-venture publisher of's Japanese-language edition. Following completion of the acquisition, Dow Jones will become sole publisher and will expand operations of the Web site, which was launched in December 2009 and has more than 2 million visitors a month. It is complemented by Japanese-language smartphone and tablet apps
optimized for Apple and Android devices.

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