Update 2: Sega has confirmed its acquisition of Index. More here.
Update: Following Nikkei’s report on Sega’s Index acquisition, Sega has put out a press release stating “This is not something we have announced.”
Original: Sega Sammy will acquire Atlus parent company Index for approximately 14 billion yen in November, according to a report from Japanese news site Nikkei.
Atlus is well known as the publisher and developer of the Persona, Shin Megami Tensei, and Etrian Odyssey series.