Business / Corporate Jul 23, 2015

SoftBank to raise ¥534 billion from corporate bonds

SoftBank Group Corp. said Thursday it will raise a total of ¥533.7 billion through a series of new corporate bond issues later this month for debt repayment and to acquire working capital. The telecommunication and Internet business group will issue 7-year and 10-year dollar-denominated bonds ...

SoftBank sells first bonds since dropping T-Mobile bid

Business / Corporate Aug 18, 2014

SoftBank sells first bonds since dropping T-Mobile bid

SoftBank Corp., the Japanese wireless carrier led by billionaire Masayoshi Son, plans to sell bonds for the first time after it abandoned talks to merge Sprint Corp. with T-Mobile US Inc. Son's company is offering ¥400 billion in five-year notes to individual investors, and will ...

Business / Corporate Jun 13, 2014

Rakuten rakes in ¥30 billion for first bond sale

Rakuten Inc., the e-commerce company led by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani, issued its first public bonds Friday, selling ¥30 billion of three-year notes. The operator of Japan's largest Internet mall sold ¥10 billion of 0.377 percent notes at a yield premium of 27 basis points more ...