SoftBank fund invests $100 million in compliance software firm

Business / Corporate Feb 25, 2020

SoftBank fund invests $100 million in compliance software firm

SoftBank Group Corp.'s Vision Fund 2 is investing $100 million in compliance and employee-monitoring software company Behavox, according to sources familiar with the matter. The investment, which is in the form of preferred shares, values Behavox at about $500 million, the sources said, asking not ...

China woos Taiwan ahead of January poll

Asia Pacific / Politics Dec 28, 2019

China woos Taiwan ahead of January poll

In another attempt by Beijing to show goodwill to Taiwan ahead of elections there on Jan. 11, China's largely rubber-stamp parliament on Saturday revised a law to simplify investment procedures for Taiwanese companies. China is Taiwan's favorite investment destination. Taiwanese companies have invested more than ...

Business Nov 28, 2019

Foreign investment in Japan tops ¥30 trillion for the first time

The balance of foreign direct investment in Japan stood at ¥30.7 trillion at the end of 2018, topping ¥30 trillion for the first time ever, the Japan External Trade Organization said Wednesday. According to JETRO, the balance increased ¥1.8 trillion from a year earlier due ...

Business Oct 5, 2019

JBIC and Texas vow to boost Japanese investment in U.S. state

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation and Texas have agreed to promote Japanese investment in the southern U.S. state in new business areas such as renewable energy, mobility services and disaster risk reduction. JBIC Gov. Tadashi Maeda and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a memorandum ...