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Japanese brokerages shed aversion to hostile takeover bids

Small player Mita makes waves as bigger rivals also begin to offer services

Mita Securities, with a workforce of less than 100, has become a key player on Japan's M&A battlefield.

TOKYO -- Japanese securities houses are breaking a taboo over involvement in hostile takeover bids, as companies and investors become more aggressive about making unsolicited acquisitions to maximize corporate value.

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