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The Wall Street Journal: WeWork gets $300 million investment from SoftBank

SoftBank Group Corp. has invested $300 million in shared-office space giant WeWork Cos., part of a sizable bet on a company that has become a favored host of young tech startups, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2017

SoftBank considers investment of over $1 billion in WeWork - WSJ

(Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp is considering an investment of more than $1 billion (800 million pounds) in office-space sharing start-up WeWork, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The deal coul.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Silver Lake, Softbank to join $500 million investment in lender SoFi

Online lender Social Finance Inc. is nearing a deal to raise $500 million in fresh funds from an investor group led by private-equity firm Silver Lake, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 16th, 2017

SoftBank considers investment of over $1 billion in WeWork - WSJ

(Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp is considering an investment of more than $1 billion in office-space sharing start-up WeWork, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The deal coul.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 30th, 2017

SoftBank considers investment of over $1 billion in WeWork - WSJ

(Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp is considering an investment of more than $1 billion in office-space sharing start-up WeWork, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank considers $1 billion investment in WeWork

SoftBank Group Corp. is weighing an investment of well over $1 billion in shared-office space company WeWork Cos., in what could be among the first deals from its new $100 billion technology fund, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Vice Media secures $450 million investment from private-equity firm TPG

Vice Media secures a $450 million investment from TPG, which gives the digital media company a valuation of around $5.7 billion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2017

Goldman fund picks up piece of energy investment firm for $500M

A Goldman Sachs Group Inc. fund is set to pay $500 million for a 12 percent stake in energy investment firm Riverstone Holdings. According to The Wall Street Journal, the transaction values Riverstone at more than $4 billion. Both Goldman and Riverst.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Theranos settles fraud lawsuit with major investor

Theranos Inc. settled a lawsuit alleging the company and its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, defrauded a San Francisco hedge fund into making a $96.1 million investment through “a series of lies,” the company said Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 1st, 2017

Pimco close to settling lawsuit brought by Bill Gross: WSJ

Pacific Investment Management Co. is close to settling for $80 million a lawsuit brought by founder and former Chief Executive Officer Bill Gross, according to The Wall Street Journal. Gross ab.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank bolsters its investment business with $3.3 billion Fortress deal

SoftBank Group agreed to buy asset manager Fortress Investment Group LLC for $3.3 billion, in a surprising move that is part of an effort by the Japanese technology giant to transform itself into one of the world’s largest investment firms......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2017

With Billions To Burn, SoftBank Goes Window Shopping For WeWork

Funding rumors are swirling around office co-working space company WeWork, which is the target of a possible $1 billion investment from the newly created $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, according to The Wall Street .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 1st, 2017

Apple Confirms $1 Billion Investment in SoftBank Vision Fund - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalApple Confirms $1 Billion Investment in SoftBank Vision FundWall Street JournalApple Inc. confirmed Wednesday that it plans to invest $1 billion in SoftBank Group Corp.'s new t.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJan 4th, 2017

Apple confirms $1 billion investment in SoftBank tech fund: WSJ

(Reuters) - Apple Inc confirmed its plans to invest $1 billion a tech fund being set up by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 4th, 2017

Apple confirms $1 billion investment in SoftBank tech fund - WSJ

(Reuters) - Apple Inc confirmed its plans to invest $1 billion a tech fund being set up by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. "We believe their new fund will speed the d.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 4th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank CEO announces $50 billion investment in U.S.

SoftBank Group Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said Tuesday he would invest $50 billion in the U.S. and create 50,000 new jobs, following a 45-minute private meeting with President elect Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2016

Pimco to pay $20 million to settle SEC probe: WSJ

(Reuters) - Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco) and a top U.S. regulator have settled claims the bond manager mismarked securities in a fund formerly managed by investor Bill Gross, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources......»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 1st, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: NBCUniversal to integrate ad services with Buzzfeed as part of $200 million investment

BuzzFeed and Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal revealed new plans to intertwine their ad sales and production, as part of NBCU’s additional $200 million strategic investment in the millennial-focus digital media darling......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 21st, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: NBCUniversal pumping another $200 million into BuzzFeed

Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal is investing another $200 million in BuzzFeed, doubling its investment in the digital media company, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank plans massive tech investment fund with Saudis

SoftBank Group Corp. said Thursday that it is planning to invest in the technology sector through a fund that the Japanese internet and telecommunications conglomerate aims to make among the largest of its kind in the world......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2016

Major Investor Sues Theranos - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMajor Investor Sues TheranosWall Street JournalOne of Theranos Inc.'s biggest financial backers has sued the embattled startup and its founder for allegedly lying to attract its nearly $100 million investment, according to a fund do.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 11th, 2016