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Softbank Group Corp
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Emcee:  Glenn Petersen Type:  Unmoderated
SoftBank Group Corp., a Japanese multinational corporation, was founded in 1981 by its CEO Masayoshi Son, Japan’s richest man, and is Japan’s third largest public company. Its portfolio of investments include interests in the telecommunications, ecommerce, internet technology services, finance, media and semiconductor businesses. Two of its most prominent holdings are the British chip designer ARM Holdings and an 80% interest in Sprint. It recently made a $4 billion investment in Nvidia and is Nvidia’s fourth largest shareholder.

In 2016, Softbank announced the formation of the Vision Fund, stating that it intended to raise $100 billion for technology investments. The company stated that the fund would particularly focus on the field of artificial intelligence. In May 2017, the fund closed its first round of $93 billion. More than half the money - $60 billion - was raised in the Middle East: $45 billion from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund and $15 billion from Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment Company. Other investors include Apple, Sharp, Foxconn, Oracle and Qualcomm.

Softbank's founder and CEO, Masayoshi Son, Japan's riches man, is a futurist who has predicted the singularity, the moment in time when machines will become smarter than humans and technology will progress exponentially. Son has predicted that will occur in 2047.

Company website: softbank.jp

Investor relations: softbank.jp

Financial statements and filings: softbank.jp


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5994OT to Softbank. A familiar face gets another shot. Adam Neumann’s New Company GGlenn Petersen-Monday
5993[graphic]Glenn Petersen-August 11
5992SoftBank to book $34 billion gain by cutting Alibaba stake to 14.6% (REUTERS)1 Glenn Petersen-August 10
5991SoftBank posts a $21.6 billion quarterly loss on its Vision Fund, one of the higGlenn Petersen-August 8
5990Softbank’s Unicorn Herd Turns Vicious Senior staff departures and widening signGlenn Petersen-July 8
5989SoftBank is cutting its startup investments 50-75% Chief executive Masayoshi SoGlenn Petersen-May 12
5988SoftBank’s Vision Funds Are Clouded by Weak IPO Market Firm’s technology investGlenn Petersen-April 10
5987h/t Sr K SoftBank’s Alibaba Stake in Spotlight Amid Stock-Market Turbulence ShGlenn Petersen-March 26
5986SoftBank Is Seeking at Least $60 Billion in Arm IPO -- Goldman and JPMorgan poiGlenn Petersen-March 24
5985Nvidia Can Afford to Lose an Arm. But SoftBank Needs to Slim Down. While U.S. cGlenn Petersen-February 8
5984Does Alibaba registering 1 billion American shares mean major shareholder SoftBaGlenn Petersen-February 8
5983Nvidia, SoftBank Call Off Blockbuster Arm Deal SoftBank revives plans to take tSr K1February 8
5982Softbank COO Marcelo Claure, right-hand man to Masa Son, is leaving the company,Glenn Petersen-January 27
5981 Nvidia is reportedly preparing to abandon its $40 billion takeover of Arm PUBLGlenn Petersen-January 25
5980OT to Softbank, but a reminder that as no good deed go unpunished, bad behavior Glenn Petersen2January 6
5979Credit Suisse Fund Accuses SoftBank Over $440 Million Investment Court filing sSr K-12/25/2021
5978SoftBank Finalizing $4 Billion Loan From Apollo-Led Group Deal shows Japanese cGlenn Petersen-12/24/2021
5977SoftBank shares tumble as portfolio companies experience setbacks PUBLISHED MONGlenn Petersen-12/6/2021
5976SoftBank Poised to Lose $74 Billion Payday If Arm Deal Is Halted By Ian King BGlenn Petersen-12/3/2021
5975FTC Challenges Nvidia’s $40 Billion Deal for Arm Holdings The agency alleges thGlenn Petersen-12/2/2021
5974Global tech companies are investing billions of dollars and rolling out new proGlenn Petersen-12/1/2021
5973Softbank fall steepens after report that Chinese regulators have asked Didi to dGlenn Petersen-11/26/2021
5972 Nvidia’s $40 billion takeover of chip designer Arm faces a UK national securiGlenn Petersen-11/16/2021
5971Masa is an interesting person. I don't know the stock well. Julius Wong-11/8/2021
5970After looking at the net asset valuation calculation on the softbank web-site i Madharry-11/8/2021
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