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Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund - CEO Son

19 Jun 2019

TOKYO Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion (£79.6 billion) Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, and discussions with those investors will begin soon, SoftBank founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday.

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas

11 Jun 2019

TOKYO The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in SE Asia next year

11 Jun 2019

TOKYO The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in SE Asia next year

11 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 11 The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

Japan business card app operator Sansan prices IPO at top of range, raises $360 million

07 Jun 2019

TOKYO Japanese business card management company Sansan Inc priced its initial public offering (IPO) at the top of an indicative range on Friday, a regulatory filing showed, raising 38.9 billion yen ($360 million).

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA

06 Jun 2019

TOKYO Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft.

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA

06 Jun 2019

TOKYO Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft.

Airbnb touts Japan recovery, bolstered by hotel listings

06 Jun 2019

TOKYO Airbnb Inc on Thursday announced a recovery in short-stay accommodation listings on its Japanese site, which plummeted after regulatory action last year, as the U.S. firm bolstered numbers with traditional opponents like hotels.

SoftBank Group to book 1.2 trillion yen profit on Alibaba share sale

04 Jun 2019

TOKYO Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday it expects to book around 1.2 trillion yen ($11.12 billion) in pre-tax profit on the sale of shares in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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