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Lenovo's logo and products displayed in an electronics shop in Beijing (Photo by Akira Kodaka)
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MARIKO TAI and SHUNSUKE TABETA, Nikkei staff writers | China

BEIJING/HONG KONG -- Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group has put together an impressive streak of acquisitions over the last decade. It took over IBM's PC business. It snapped up German electronics manufacturer Medion, while buying out the stake of its Japanese partner NEC in a joint PC venture. All these takeovers have helped Lenovo's transformation from a small Chinese electronics company into the world's largest PC maker by units shipped.

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