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HP’s PC sale is China’s opportunity

Hewlett-Packard’s plans to unload its personal-computer business, the world’s biggest, may attract China’s Lenovo Group and South Korea’s Samsung Electronics as suitors, analysts said.

20th August, 2011

Hewlett-Packard’s plans to unload its personal-computer business, the world’s biggest, may attract China’s Lenovo Group and South Korea’s Samsung Electronics as suitors, analysts said.

Lenovo, the Chinese company that bought IBM’s PC business in 2005, would be a leading candidate, said analysts at technology research firms Ovum and IDC. Samsung may also be interested because the purchase may complement its geographic and product mix, said Carter Lusher,...

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