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SoftBank last night reached a settlement with WeWork's special committee and the company's co-founder and former chief executive, Adam Neumann, putting to rest a legal battle dating back to 2019.

SoftBank last night reached a settlement with WeWork’s special committee and the company’s co-founder and former chief executive, Adam Neumann, putting

February 27, 2021
The 2019 Concordia Annual Summit - Day 2

A blank cheque firm backed by a top Softbank executive is looking to raise as much as $200m (£146m) in

January 29, 2021
softbank vision fund

Japanese tech investment giant Softbank is reportedly considering moving the unit that manages its $100bn (£75.6bn) Vision Fund from London

November 10, 2020
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Softbank has jumped onto the booming e-scooter market, leading a $250m (£190m) investment round in Berlin-based Tier. Tier has grown

November 10, 2020
softbank vision fund

Softbank’s Vision Fund division posted a record ¥784.4bn (£5.7bn) profit for the third quarter after a recovery in startup valuations

November 9, 2020
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After a year of hefty losses, Softbank is now dealing with an exodus of executives at its $100bn Vision Fund. 

November 2, 2020
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Wework is selling control of its Chinese division to one of its investors, in a deal that further reduces the

September 24, 2020
JAPAN-EARNINGS-TELECOMMUNICATION

Softbank has bounced back from a record loss earlier in the year after strong performances by its tech investments fuelled

August 11, 2020
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Softbank has reportedly invested over $500m (£399m) into Credit Suisse investment funds that made large bets on startups backed by

June 15, 2020
JAPAN-EARNINGS-SOFTBANK

Softbank has more than doubled the pay of its Vision Fund boss Rajeev Misra even as the mammoth tech fund

May 29, 2020
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has revealed his firm will fall to a historic loss due to bad bets on tech startups and the impacyt of coronavirus

Softbank expects to lose $16.7bn (£13.3bn) on tech startups it has invested in through its Vision Fund this year due

April 14, 2020
Struggling Office Space Company WeWork Announces Plan To Lay Off 2400 Employees

Wework’s special committee is suing Softbank over the Japanese investment giant’s decision to abandon a $3bn (£2.4bn) share purchase, the

April 7, 2020

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