This is according to news agency Reuter, who also writes that this consortium is best placed to take over Toshiba's chipp-activities – among other things because it is backed up by state funds.
According to the sources of Reuters are ongoing the bidding.
Component Western Digital has backed away from an earlier plan to acquire a majority shareholding in the company, and, instead, focus on the to go with in this group.
Toshiba is the world's second-largest producer of nand flash memory.
the Company itself has valued the unit at $ 18 billion.
A successful sale of this device is important for the Toshiba, when the group pulled up with big losses.