Vaio reportedly expected to combine with Toshiba and Fujitsu to form new PC company

Arif Bacchus

Vaio has recently launched a metallic Windows Phone, but it appears that now the Japanese company is looking for a new way to dominate Japan and the global markets. A new report from indicates that Vaio is near a deal with Toshiba and Fujitsu’s PC divisions to merge and form a Japanese PC Giant.

According to Bloomberg Business, the agreement for the merger is set to be in place by the end of March. At the end of the deal, Vaio will be expected to own the biggest shares in the merged company. The deal is also expected to help the combined companies share and save on research an development, as well as production. It is also anticipated to help the three focus on the manufacturing of PC’s for the Japanese domestic market.

The rumor of a deal seems to be having a positive impact on the Japanese stock market, as Toshiba’s shares went up 8.2 %, which is its biggest gains in five years.  Fans of hardware and Windows devices might also like this deal, as it could also mean new hardware possibilities for markets outside of Japan.