US Fund Holds 8% of Japan Steel Works Voting Rights, Sankei Says

July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Tradewinds Global Investors LLC, a California-based investment firm, owns about 8 percent of voting rights in Japan Steel Works Ltd., the Sankei newspaper reported, citing a regulatory filing.

Tradewinds is now the largest holder of voting shares as part of its 10.39 percent stake in Japan Steel Works, a maker of equipment used in nuclear reactors and petrochemical plants, according to Sankei.

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