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SoftBank plans to name former Sprint boss to help fix WeWork

Business / Corporate Sep 30, 2019

SoftBank plans to name former Sprint boss to help fix WeWork

SoftBank Group Corp. is tapping Marcelo Claure to help turn around WeWork after ousting co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Adam Neumann from the corner office last week. Masayoshi Son, the head of SoftBank, WeWork's largest investor, has asked the former chief executive officer of Sprint ...

SoftBank is pushing WeWork to postpone its contentious IPO

Business / Corporate Sep 10, 2019

SoftBank is pushing WeWork to postpone its contentious IPO

Executives of WeWork and its largest investor, SoftBank, are discussing whether to shelve plans for an initial public offering of the money-losing co-working company, according to sources with knowledge of the talks. SoftBank is pressing WeWork to postpone the stock offering after investors expressed serious ...