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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: SoftBank raises its WeWork investment to $4.4 billion

Shared-office space company WeWork Cos. raised an additional $3 billion from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. as it continues its efforts to expand globally and grow its membership......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 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: Sweet deal: Toyota, Mazda offered at least $700 million in incentives for Alabama plant

Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. were offered at least $700 million in combined incentives to steer a $1.6 billion new factory investment to northern Alabama......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2018

Busted Billion-Dollar-Baby Fraud Finds Another Greater Fool - Softbank Lends Theranos $100 Million!

Japan’s Softbank Group is coming to the rescue of yet another embattled Silicon Valley “unicorn”. The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that Fortress Capital, the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 24th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos gets $100 million lifeline From Fortress

The embattled Silicon Valley blood-testing company Theranos Inc. told its investors this week that it has secured a $100 million loan from Fortress Investment Group LLC, averting for now a possible bankruptcy filing as its remaining cash dwindled......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 23rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Uber clears path to Softbank investment as Kalanick, Benchmark make peace

Uber Technologies Inc.’s former chief exec.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: WeWork to buy Lord & Taylor’s New York City flagship store for $850 million

Real estate startup WeWork Cos. has struck a deal to acquire Lord & Taylor’s flagship New York City store for $850 million, a move that will convert the landmark building into the startup’s headquarters next year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Slack raises $250 million funding round led by SoftBank

Slack Technologies Inc. said Monday it closed a $250 million funding round led by SoftBank Group’s Vision Fund.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank fund to invest $1 billion in sports e-commerce startup Fanatics

SoftBank Group Corp. and its Vision Fund are closing a $1 billion investment in onlin.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 8th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: WeWork announces $500 million in funding for Asian expansion

WeWork Cos. raised $500 million to expand operations in South Korea and Southeast Asia, the company announced Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: WeWork raises new funding round, bringing valuation to $21 billion

WeWork Cos. has raised $760 million in new capital, according to a person familiar with the situation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 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