Son to pick successor from Softbank Group

/ Jun 22, 2017

Son to pick successor from Softbank Group

Softbank Group Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son said that he will pick his successor from executives at group companies. At a general shareholders meeting in Tokyo, Son said his successor “will be a person who plays an important role with me ...

May 10, 2017

SoftBank said close to finalizing $95 billion tech fund

SoftBank Group Corp. is close to announcing commitments of as much as $95 billion (¥10.8 trillion) for its technology fund, people familiar with the matter said. The fundraising close will be announced as soon as next week, said the people, asking not to be ...

Mar 15, 2017

SoftBank's Son promises to help Saudi economy via investment

SoftBank Group Corp. Chairman Masayoshi Son promised Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud Salman that the telecom conglomerate will help Saudi Arabia prosper through investment. Speaking to reporters after their meeting in Tokyo on Tuesday, Son quoted the king as telling him he was ...