SoftBank Shuns Call for Board Oversight of Vision Fund
Elliot Management wants the group to create a subcommittee to supervise the fund’s investment process.
SoftBank Posts Record $12.7B Operating Loss in 2019-20
The company’s tech fund reported a loss of $17.7 billion.
SoftBank Posts Record Loss on Startup Bets
“My own investment judgment was really bad. I regret it in many ways," CEO Masayoshi Son admits.
Why an Investor Soured on Softbank
Vitaliy Katsenelson revered Softbank's founder and thought he'd own the company's stock for decades. Why he changed his mind is instructive for CFOs.
The Key to Regional Investment: Understanding Complexity
With its big investment in Latin America, Softbank will have to manage significant complexity that varies greatly from market to market within the region.
Softbank’s Investment in WeWork: No Problem
The Japanese conglomerate's investment in a company whose CEO's business dealings are under fire won't derail its continuing success: Opinion.
Uber Takes on Softbank as Investor, Eyes IPO
The Japanese conglomerate is leading an investor group that could put as much as $10 billion into Uber as it prepares for an IPO in 2019.
Google Parent Sells Robotics Unit to SoftBank
Since Ruth Porat became CFO last year, Alphabet has been taking "significant measures to slim down its experimental efforts."