Softbank to sell ¥400 billion in bonds

/ May 22, 2013

Softbank to sell ¥400 billion in bonds

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Softbank Corp. plans to sell ¥400 billion in bonds targeting individual investors to fund its $20.1 billion purchase of Sprint Nextel Corp. The mobile phone company will price the five-year notes to yield from 1.25 percent to 2.25 percent on June 3, according to a ...

Son talks up Silicon Valley hub plans in Sprint bid

/ May 14, 2013

Son talks up Silicon Valley hub plans in Sprint bid

Softbank Corp., bidding to take over Sprint Nextel Corp. in a $20.1 billion deal, is planning a new Silicon Valley office for the U.S. carrier that would employ as many as 1,000 people. Executives have already started holding monthly meetings in the California technology hub. Softbank's ...