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Bullet train operator's IPO appeal boosted by Japanese real estate

Planned 392b yen sale of JR Kyushu is seen drawing interest for firm's various businesses


JAPAN's bullet train operators are finding it also pays to run hotels, shops, restaurants and own real estate. A planned 392 billion yen (S$5.3 billion) sale of Kyushu Railway Co, also known as JR Kyushu, by the government in an initial public offering (IPO) may draw investor