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Why SoftBank Plans To Move Its $20 Billion Ride-Hailing Stakes Into the Massive Vision Fund

SoftBank has emerged as "the king of ride-hailing." Japan’s SoftBank is reportedly planning to move its stakes in companies such as Uber, Ola, Grab, 99, and Didi Chuxin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 25th, 2018

SoftBank, Saudi announce $200-bn deal for massive solar power project

The initial phase of the project, for 7.2 GW of solar capacity, will cost $5 billion, with $1 billion coming from SoftBank's Vision Fund and the rest from project financing.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 28th, 2018

Tech Stocks Trashed After Biggest Fund Inflow Since 2000 Peak

Lats week saw a massive $3.3 billion inflow into QQQ (the Nasdaq ETF) - this is the biggest retail flow into the fund since October 2000 (which didn't end well). The last time QQQ saw inflows of this magnitude was Oct 2000 - which .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 19th, 2018

SoftBank mulls $5 billion loan on ARM for shareholder payday

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is considering raising around $5 billion of loans though its UK-based tech firm ARM Holdings, banking sources said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2018

How SoftBank, World"s Biggest Tech Investor, Throws Around Its Cash

SoftBank is on a shopping spree, investing billions in firms such as Uber and WeWork, both directly and through an affiliated tech fund. People who know SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son describe his style as alternating between methodical and haphazard......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 26th, 2018

How Softbank, World"s Biggest Tech Investor, Throws Around Its Cash

SoftBank is on a shopping spree, investing billions in firms such as Uber and WeWork, both directly and through an affiliated tech fund. People who know Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son describe his style as alternating between methodical and haphazard......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 26th, 2018

How does the world"s biggest tech investor make its bets? Unpredictably

SoftBank is on a shopping spree, investing billions in firms such as Uber and WeWork, both directly and through an affiliated tech fund. People who know Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son describe his style as alternating between methodical and haphazard......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 26th, 2018

How does the world"s biggest tech investor make its bets? Unpredictably

SoftBank is on a shopping spree, investing billions in firms such as Uber and WeWork, both directly and through an affiliated tech fund. People who know Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son describe his style as alternating between methodical and haphazard......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 26th, 2018

How Does the World"s Biggest Tech Investor Make Its Bets? Unpredictably

SoftBank is on a shopping spree, investing billions in firms such as Uber and WeWork, both directly and through an affiliated tech fund. People who know Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son describe his style as alternating between methodical and haphazard......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 26th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank eyes $18 billion listing for its telecoms business

Among ideas under consideration is listing roughly 30% of its profitable Japanese cellphone unit in Tokyo, as well as a separate listing overseas, which could raise nearly $20 billion and help fund tech investments.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2018

Didi Chuxing, a Chinese Rival to Uber, Raises $4 Billion

The latest fund-raising round includes Japan’s SoftBank and values the company at $56 billion, raising the stakes in the global ride-hailing market......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 21st, 2017

Up 26.23% Year To Date, Alkeon Sttill Sees Massive Opportunities In Tech

Looking at the macro market picture, Panayotis “Takis” Sparaggis, chief investment officer for the multi-billion dollar New York based hedge fund, Alkeon Capital Management, se.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 10th, 2017

Masayoshi Son Dreams of Many Vision Funds: DealBook Briefing

The SoftBank founder said that investing his $93 billion tech fund shouldn’t be a problem — and has private equity moguls pondering their own giant funds......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 26th, 2017

SoftBank has made $3 billion from its $100 billion tech fund in 5 months

Getty SoftBank's $100-billion Vision Fund has already made roughly $3 billion in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2017

Will SoftBank’s $6 Billion Bet in India Pay Off?

The SoftBank Vision Fund, the largest technology investment fund in the world, has set its sights on India. In August, the fund added another Indian tech firm to its grow.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 26th, 2017

WeWork lands $4.4 billion SoftBank investment for expansion

WeWork Cos. agreed to a $4.4 billion investment from SoftBank Group Corp. and its Vision Fund, part of an aggressive global expansion plan for the co-working startup. New York-based WeWork, which... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 26th, 2017

SoftBank invests additional $3 billion in shared-office startup WeWork

(Reuters) - WeWork Cos said on Thursday it received an additional $3 billion investment from Japan's SoftBank Group and its Vision Fund, helping the shared-office startup ramp up its expansion globally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 24th, 2017

SoftBank Finalizes $4.4 Billion WeWork Investment

SSoftBank Group Corp. has finalized a deal to invest $4.4 billion in office-sharing company WeWork Cos., a massive deal that demonstrates the outsize ambition of the Japanese conglomerate to wield influence in startups around the world......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 24th, 2017

WeWork gets $4.4 billion from SoftBank

WeWork just announced that it’s receiving a $4.4 billion investment from SoftBank Group and SoftBank Vision Fund. It’s been less than a month since WeWork announced $500 million in funding for a standalone WeWork China business, which SoftBank par.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2017

SoftBank and Fund to Invest $4.4 Billion in WeWork

The Japanese conglomerate continues a run of making outsize bets on an array of start-up companies......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 24th, 2017