SoftBank Group


GoTo confirms talks with holders for controlled share sale

The ride-hailing and e-commerce provider is discussing stake sales that would occur after the lock-up period expires on Nov 30.

Private equity

Sequoia and Tiger Global take SoftBank to the cleaners

A disruptor is getting disrupted, and crushed
Grab mulls US IPO through SPAC merger - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Company in the news

Grab mulls US IPO through SPAC merger

The company is seeking to expedite its listing process, according to people familiar with the matter.

Global stocks

SPAC boom and SoftBank's mega-rally boost Masayoshi Son's billions

After closing at an all-time high on March 3, SoftBank shares slipped 5.3% on March 4 amid a decline in the broader stock market.


SoftBank mobile arm shares slide on news of group sale

SoftBank Corp shares were down as much 3.4% to 1,383 yen ($17.81) on Monday after parent SoftBank Group Corp. announced plans to sell about a third of its holding.


Softbank back in black after riding the tech boom

Several SoftBank-backed companies have also pulled off successful initial public offerings, raising the prospects for more in the future.

Global Economy

Facing up to new norms and staying the course

SINGAPORE (Dec 27): As this issue of The Edge Singapore goes to print, US President Donald Trump faces an impeachment trial by his political enemies. The internal divide in the US has never been so pronounced and politics so divisive.

Issues that matter

Start-ups sober up to funding scrutiny

WeWork’s IPO debacle emphasises that having a high-profile founder with a great idea is not enough

Banking & finance

SoftBank Vision Fund's Praveen Akkiraju is stepping down

(Dec 12): SoftBank Vision Fund managing partner Praveen Akkiraju is stepping down from the behemoth investment vehicle to explore working with early stage startups in either an operational or investment role.