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Old Jun 24, 2012, 9:52 AM   #1
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http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/23/o...ny-investment/

"Sony is reportedly close to agreeing on a 50 billion yen (about $620 million) investment in the scandalized firm. This would likely give the Japanese electronics giant a 10 percent stake in Olympus, making it the largest single shareholder"

Would Sony be a good fit with Oly or would Pana be the better choice esp when it comes to say cameras?

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Old Jun 24, 2012, 1:12 PM   #2
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No, please no....anyone else, not Sony...they are the bad luck bears of electronics.
Panasonic/Leica/Olympus....now THAT would rock my socks off!!
Try out that Sigma sensor too...Leica glass, Panasonic design, Olympus antishake/sensor cleaner...o-baby!
Canon and Nikon would get a bit ichy, me thinks.

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Old Jun 24, 2012, 6:53 PM   #3
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Interesting, but Sony has recently posted very huge losses and has troubles of it's own. It seems like every week there is a story of another firm wanting to buy a stake in Olympus. I'm not sure that you can count out Fuji as buying a 10% piece of Oly, or that Oly will sell stock in the marketplace to raise more capital.
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