Sony will sell its original headquarters in Tokyo

Company expects that trading will help to cushion the impact of the loss of $ 1.1 billion expected by it in this fiscal year

After selling its VAIO computers and announce the closure of several units of Sony Store, the Japanese company is about to take a new step in trying to improve their financial situation . The company put on sale its original headquarters in Tokyo that it can yield about 15 billion yen , equivalent to U.S. $ 146.5 million.

This should mark the third major real estate transaction resulting from the restructuring CEO Kazuo Hirai promoted by - last year , the company had $ 2.3 billion by selling its headquarters in New York and Osaka . The decision resulted in several critical the Japanese media , he believes the birthplace of the company that was home to the invention of the Walkman and television Triniton should remain intact.

The procedure should help to reduce the negative impact caused by the company , which estimates to lose $ 1.1 billion in the current fiscal year financial performance - something that should help put more pressure on divisions linked to the PlayStation and Xperia lines , responsible for some the few positive news that the company has received in recent years.