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It's official: after past denials, Lenovo and NEC are combining their PC operations - in Japan for now, but possibly further afield in due course. The two companies will merge their Japanese operations into a joint-venture company, NEC Lenovo Japan Group. The announcement doesn't contain the T word, but we have to assume …

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  1. Neil Greatorex
    Happy

    I can't believe it's not.....

    "The two companies will marge their Japanese operations"

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Tax reasons

    Holland seems to be the country which holds a lot of international "headquarters" for tax reasons.

    U2 and Rolling Stones are also based in Holland.

    Furthermore big internationals as Coca Cola, Ikea etc.

    Just a paper HQ's at an attorney office.

  3. Tom Samplonius
    Jobs Halo

    Classic "Dutch Sandwich"

    The Dutch JV is that the new company can make a Dutch Sandwich. It's a classic tax move.

    In fact, the tax advantages may be the only benefit of the JV to NEC and Lenevo.

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