The following appears on WSJ.com
By TAKASHI MOCHIZUKI – TOKYO—IPhone assembler Foxconn Technology Group completed its $3.8 billion deal to buy electronics maker Sharp Corp. on Friday, setting the stage for Taiwanese tycoonTerry Gou to rework the troubled Japanese company.
Osaka-based Sharp said it received a ¥388.8 billion ($3.81 billion) cash infusion from Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., on Friday. In return, the Taiwanese contract electronics assembler assumed a 66% stake in Sharp.
Sharp’s chief executive, Kozo Takahashi, resigned Friday, with Mr. Gou’s right-hand man, Tai Jeng-wu, set to step in. Sharp’s board met Saturday and named him the new chief executive.