bill - 5:02 am on Mar 5, 2012 (gmt 0)
A look at Yahoo Japan from an investor's standpoint:
Yahoo Japan: A Better Play On The Promise Of Yahoo [seekingalpha.com]
Yahoo Japan (YAHOY.PK) operates a web portal in Japan under license from Yahoo (YHOO), operating exclusively in Japan. The company primarily generates revenue from advertising with the majority of services delivered in association with the Yahoo Japan website (yahoo.co.jp). Significant shareholders of the business include SoftBank (41% ownership) and Yahoo (34% ownership), leaving a free float of 25%.