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Zomato shares rise on block deal, SoftBank potentially selling

08 Dec 2023

Zomato Ltd. witnessed a surge in its shares during the early trading session, fueled by reports of a substantial bulk deal.

WeWork, formerly the most valuable US startup, declares bankruptcy under SoftBank ownership

07 Nov 2023

WeWork, the once high-flying office space provider backed by SoftBank Group, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, 6 November 2023.

Hyundai Motor to acquire controlling stake in Boston Dynamics for $1.1 bn

29 Dec 2020

Toyota, SoftBank to invest $1 bn in Uber to boost self-driving rideshare

19 Apr 2019

SoftBank sees 50-fold rise in net profit at $2.8 bn on back of Flipkart deal

07 Aug 2018

SoftBank showed a gain of around $1.48 billion on its balance sheet due to an increase in the fair value of its stake in Flipkart, translating to a 60-per cent return on its investment ahead of its sale to Walmart

SoftBank to invest up to $100 bn in India’s solar power sector

15 Jun 2018

SoftBank had in 2015 announced a $20-billion joint venture with Bharti Enterprises and Taiwan’s Foxcon for solar projects in India and in April this year teamed up with China's GCL System Integration Technology Co Ltd for a $930 million Indian solar energy venture

SoftBank agrees to sell 21% stake in Flipkart to Walmart

22 May 2018

SoftBank still undecided on sale of Flipkart stake to Walmart

11 May 2018

Despite earlier statements treating the Flipkart-Walmart deal as final, SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son is now reported to be having second thoughts on selling his company's stake in the ecommerce firm

Walmart majority stake purchase in Flipkart finalised: SoftBank's Son

09 May 2018

SoftBank to ‘overachieve’ on its $10 bn Indian investment target: Son

30 Apr 2018

Chief executive Masayoshi Son plans to go with a local team for SoftBank’s $100-billion Vision Fund, and despite some bets like Snapdeal and not paying, sees big opportunities in Indian portfolio firms such as Oyo Rooms

SoftBank invests $400 million in Paytm Mall

03 Apr 2018

SoftBank wants Uber to focus on US, Europe and LatAm: report

20 Jan 2018

Softbank has high stakes in all major ride-hailing companies, including Uber and its Chinese rival Didi and India’s Ola, and it wants all of them to make money

One97 set to launch wealth management arm Paytm Money with Softbank funding

10 Jan 2018

SoftBank-led group to buy 20% stake in Uber at 30% discount

29 Dec 2017

SoftBank offers to buy Flipkart shares from market at reduced valuation

30 Nov 2017

SoftBank starts acquisition of significant stake in Uber

29 Nov 2017

Uber board battle ends, stage set for SoftBank-led $10-bn investment

14 Nov 2017

Ola raises $1.1 bn from Tencent, SoftBank; seeks another $1 bn

11 Oct 2017

Ola ties up $2 bn funding from SoftBank, Tencent, others

03 Oct 2017

Ola, the largest ride-hailing company in India, today secured $2 billion in new funding from a group of investors including SoftBank Group Corp and China's Tencent Holding

Softbank in talks with Uber for $10 billion investment: report

15 Sep 2017

If Softbank makes full investments under the deal, it could get as much as 22 per cent stake in Uber, which would entail purchasing shares directly from the company as also existing shareholders

SoftBank Vision Fund invests $2-2.5 bn in Flipkart

10 Aug 2017

While the company did not reveal the quantum of investment, Flipkart said this is the biggest-ever private investment in an Indian technology company, and will make the Vision Fund one of the largest shareholders in Flipkart

SoftBank to invest $2 bn in Flipkart as Snapdeal takeover fails

02 Aug 2017

SoftBank lines up $65 billon to fund Charter deal: report

01 Aug 2017

While Charter Communications was not interested in the acquisition of Sprint, SoftBank chairman Masayoshi Son had all along sought the combining of Charter with SoftBank’s loss-making Sprint Corp

Uber in talks with SoftBank for stake sale: report

15 Jul 2017

Softbank's Mayoshi Son gets $93 bn for Vision Fund from major investors

22 May 2017

With investments from deep pockets like Abu Dhabi, Apple, Qualcomm, Foxconn and Sharp, the technology-focused SoftBank Vision Fund has become the world's largest private equity fund