Japanese company to sell stock on United States stock exchanges

Sony KK, was the first Japanese company to sell stock on United States stock exchanges. Sony KK offered American investors stock options at the beginning in 1963 and then was listed on the New York Stock Exchange at the beginning in 1970. Sony KK is a consumer electronics firm founded in Tokyo, Japan, in 1946 by Ibuka Masaru and Morita Akio.

      1946, 1963, 1970
      Ibuka Masaru
      Morita Akio
      Tokyo, Japan,

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