03.02.2011 - Japan's Mitsui says eyes stake in Malaysian Islamic insurer
From Reuters: Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, a unit of Japan's largest property-casualty insurance firm MS&AD , said on Wednesday it may buy a stake in Malaysia's Hong Leong Tokio Marine Takaful to tap growing demand for Islamic insurance. The move comes as its Japanese rival Tokio Marine & Nichido said it is considering selling its 35 percent stake in the Islamic insurer to Hong Leong to end its partnership over strategic differences. Tokio Marine & Nichido is a unit of Tokio Marine Holdings.............................................Full Article: Source
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