October 1, 2012, Tokyo, Japan - Kazuo Hirai, left, CEO of Sony Corp., and President Hiroyuki Sasa of Olympus Corp. pose for photographers following a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, October 1, 2012, following the announcement of its tie-up with the scandal stricken Olympus Corp. Sony and Olympus have concluded a capital and business tie-up agreement to shore up the scandal-hit Japanese medical equipment and camera maker, and will set up a joint firm to expand their medical operations. With the alliance, Sony will become Olympus' leading shareholder by acquiring a stake of around 11 percent with investment of about 50 billion yen, aiming to expand its medical business as an area of potential growth. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) AYF -mis-
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