Takata shares surged 21.16 percent to 458 yen in afternoon trade Thursday, following a report that US private equity firm KKR wants to take control of the embattled airbag supplier.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is looking to take over up to 60 percent of the company from the founding family, Japan's leading business paper Nikkei reported earlier.
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