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In a press release, Softbank says its investment businesses – particularly its huge SoftBank Vision Fund – had been 'adversely affected' by the global health crisis caused by the coronavirus
(UPDATED) SoftBank, which already held 29% of WeWork, will increase its stake to "approximately 80%", but says this did not constitute taking control of the firm
Grab's Indonesian investment will focus on building a next-generation electric vehicle transport network and rolling out e-healthcare services
Japan's SoftBank group plans to partner with tech firms including Apple and Microsoft in a new $108-billion investment fund to accelerate the 'AI revolution'
KDDI and SoftBank Corp, the country's number two and number three carriers respectively, say the decision to delay the release of the Huawei handsets was taken to give them time to assess the impact of the US ban
Net profits for the financial year ending March at Softbank come in at 1.41 trillion yen ($12.8 billion), up 35.8%.
The Nikkei economic daily, which first reported the plan, says the listing could bring in two trillion yen ($18 billion), one of the largest initial public offerings ever for a Japanese company
The two firms did not provide details of the valuation but a source says the investment was based on Uber's worth of $48 billion, down from $71 billion earlier this year
The statement comes after Uber said it had entered an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and investment group Dragoneer on what it termed a 'potential investment'
(UPDATED) 'We've entered into an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and Dragoneer on a potential investment,' a company statement says
The board also votes unanimously to move forward with a billion-dollar investment by Japanese telco giant SoftBank
The Singapore based firm says it will use the fresh funds to bolster its leading position in the ride hailing industry and invest in a mobile payment platform called GrabPay
The new investments led by Japan s SoftBank Group raises the Singapore based firm s total capital to more than 1 0 billion
Britain s new finance minister Philip Hammond praises the mega deal that comes amid warnings about a slowdown to growth in the country after its vote last month to exit the European Union
Supercell is the creator of the hugely popular mobile game Clash of Clans
The digital pivot won t stop at Tokyo It will continue in Hong Kong Singapore and Malaysia says the chief of PLDT Global
Big venture capital firms and investors are reaching out beyond traditional tech centers in search of more profits putting Southeast Asian entrepreneurs in a good position to scale up
The deal will make Softbank the biggest investor in the Malaysia based startup