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Breakingviews - SoftBank skin in the game risks major organ damage

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - SoftBank is stretching the concept of “skin in the game” to breaking point. The Japanese technology group wants to lend up to $20 billion to employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy into its $108 billion Vision Fund 2, the Wall Street Journal reported. Son’s backers, like Apple and Microsoft, will welcome the move to align staff’s incentives with their own. But it magnifies SoftBank’s losses if the vehicle blows up.

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund - WSJ

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion (16.5 billion pounds) to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ

Aug 17 Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.

SoftBank's Fortress emerges as white knight for hotel chain Unizo with $1.3 billion bid

TOKYO Japanese hotel chain Unizo Holdings said it received a friendly buyout offer worth up to $1.3 billion from a SoftBank Group investment firm, a deal that will help it fend off a rare hostile takeover bid from travel agency H.I.S. Co.

SoftBank's Fortress emerges as white knight for hotel chain Unizo with $1.3 billion bid

TOKYO Japanese hotel chain Unizo Holdings said it received a friendly buyout offer worth up to $1.3 billion (1.1 billion pounds) from a SoftBank Group investment firm, a deal that will help it fend off a rare hostile takeover bid from travel agency H.I.S. Co.

UPDATE 5-SoftBank's Fortress emerges as white knight for hotel chain Unizo with $1.3 bln bid

* Unizo says Fortress to launch tender at 4,000 yen per share

SoftBank-owned Fortress to make rival bid for Unizo - Nikkei

TOKYO, Aug 16 Fortress Investment Group, an investment firm owned by SoftBank Group, will offer to buy Japanese hotel operator Unizo Holdings Co, launching a counter bid against travel agency H.I.S. Co , the Nikkei reported on Friday.

SoftBank convertible note helped cut WeWork losses

NEW YORK Investors may be stumped by some of the finances WeWork owner We Company unveiled this week in its filing to go public, in particular a $486 million gain on a convertible note that made losses at the coworking firm appear a lot smaller.

SoftBank convertible note helped cut WeWork losses

NEW YORK Investors may be stumped by some of the finances WeWork owner We Company unveiled this week in its filing to go public, in particular a $486 million (£401.2 million) gain on a convertible note that made losses at the coworking firm appear a lot smaller.

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