SoftBank Corp

Type: Company
Name: SoftBank Corp (Softbank Corp)
Nationality: Japan
Web Address: http://www.softbank.co.jp/en/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Softbank Corp
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Team Behind Finnish Success Story Supercell Launches Nordic Startup Fund

The brains and money behind Supercell Oy , the Finnish developer behind popular mobile games Clash of Clans and Hay Day, have launched an early stage investment vehicle to give embryonic Nordic startups what their American counterparts in Silicon Valley ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

GE teams up with SoftBank on machine-to-machine data analysis

TOKYO -- General Electric is bringing its machine-to-machine data analysis services to Japan and the greater Asia-Pacific region in partnership with the SoftBank group.In M2M, machines and instruments are networked together so that they can share data. ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. investment manager cuts SoftBank stake by half vs June 2013 filing

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. investment manager Capital Research and Management cut its stake in Japanese mobile operator SoftBank Corp (9984.T) by about half to 6.67 percent compared with June last year, ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Alibaba And The Fate Of The 3 Giants - Yahoo, SoftBank, And Weibo

SummaryAs a Chinese Internet behemoth responsible for 70% of China's mobile payments in 2013, Alibaba is at the forefront of m-commerce, positioning it as a pioneer in a lucrative market. The ripple effects: A positive week for Weibo will enhance the ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Capital Group Cuts Stake in SoftBank

ReutersU.S.-based investment firm Capital Group has cut its stake in Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank Corp. by around half since June last year, after the shares nearly doubled in value during 2013.Capital Group has lowered its stake in SoftBank ... [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

New Rule: U.S. Startups With Eyes on Global Markets Are Picking Asia Over Europe

pogonici/ShutterstockWhen it comes to global expansion for U.S.-based companies, Europe often jumps out as a natural choice. Europe’s business and social cultures, as well as its tech-savvy consumer population, are relatively familiar to companies accustomed ... [Published Recode - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Asian shares subdued amid tensions in Ukraine

Asian shares were subdued on Monday as investors remained cautious in the absence catalysts and amid tensions in Ukraine as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday.The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell 0.1% to 139 as of 12:41 p.m. in Tokyo after ... [Published Wealth Manager - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

China's gadget makers turn to services for growth

GUANGZHOU -- Major Chinese electronics hardware manufacturers are moving into new lines of business to broaden their sources of revenue.Slowing market growth and higher costs have led to increasing pressure for companies to restructure and maintain g ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Why deficit spending supports profits for Sony and Softbank

Dan Loeb’s Third Point Japan strategy is poised for perfection (Part 6 of 9)( Continued from Part 5 )Government spending supports the economyThe below graph reflects the turnaround in real public demand or spending in Japan. Japan’s budget deficit reached ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

There Is More Alibaba Magic In Sprint Than Yahoo

SummaryYahoo's stake in Alibaba is fully valued at current prices. Softbank's stake in Alibaba can fund Sprint's ambitious plans. By driving out T-Mobile, and spending over $6 billion/year, Sprint can kill the Verizon-AT&T Duopoly.When valuing Yahoo ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 8 reports

SoftBank shares jump more than 7 percent after Alibaba results

9984.T ) climbed more than 7 percent to a one-week high of 7,518 yen on Wednesday morning after its Chinese e-commerce affiliate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd posted accelerated revenue growth in the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares up on China relief Softbank stars

* China GDP grows 7.4 pct y/y, just pipping forecasts* Markets relieved growth was not much weaker* Nikkei leads the way encouraged by late rally on Wall St* Softbank, Yahoo reap the benefits of ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]

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In addition, "a number of strong competing players would remain ... customers would therefore still have sufficient alternative suppliers" a statement said
...in growing our practice in Singapore," said Eric Piesner, managing partner of the firm's Singapore office and firmwide managing partner for Asia. "Adding another top practitioner to augment partners Jake Robson and Adam Summerly, who joined us last year, means we are well on the way to developing a leading private equity and M&A team in Singapore."
...Take Mexico for example -- it is next door to Latin America and the U S Bloomberg ran an article in 2012 with the caption " Mexico Replaces China As U S Supplier With No Wage Gains ." If Mexico can manage to attract more U S firms to outsource from Mexico rather than China or India, then we are going to see a shift in demand for Chinese...
"M2M continues to gather momentum as enterprises, in the never-ending pursuit of competitive advantage, seek to find new ways of using connected technologies to improve business agility and lower operational costs" notes Godfrey Chua, directing analyst for M2M and The Internet of Things at Infonetics Research

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Morrison & Foerster expands M&A and PE practice... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 22 2014]
U.S. investment manager cuts SoftBank stake by ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
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Capital Group Cuts Stake in SoftBank [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Apr 22 2014]
US investment manager cuts SoftBank stake by ha... [Published Reuters UK - Apr 22 2014]
Morrison & Foerster Expands M&A and Private Equ... [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 22 2014]
Yahoo: Has Mayer Made The Turnaround Possible? [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 21 2014]
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[SUPER RICH] Superrich sons-in-law [Published Korea Herald - Apr 21 2014]
Global solar VC funding totals $251mn in Q1 201... [Published Greentech Lead - Apr 21 2014]
Aereo Will Be Slapped Out of Business: Galloway [Published Bloomberg - Apr 21 2014]
Word of widening trade deficit wipes out early ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 21 2014]
Nikkei likely to seesaw on earnings news, TPP p... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 21 2014]
Asian shares subdued amid tensions in Ukraine [Published Wealth Manager - Apr 21 2014]
China's gadget makers turn to services for growth [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 21 2014]
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Team Behind Finnish Success Story Supercell Lau... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 14 hours ago]
The brains and money behind Supercell Oy , the Finnish developer behind popular mobile games Clash of Clans and Hay Day, have launched an early stage investment vehicle to give embryonic Nordic startups what their American counterparts in Silicon Valley ...
The Daily Startup: Wearable Devices for Babies ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 23 hours ago]
Owlet Wearable digital devices are sprouting up everywhere–even on infants. Owlet Baby Care has raised seed funding as it vies against several competitors to provide health monitors for babies , Yuliya Chernova reports for VentureWire. The Utah-based ...
Tech stock correction? This has all happened be... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 22 2014]
Above: All of this has happened before. Image Credit: Peter Ladd/Flickr In the last two weeks there’s been a flurry of articles about the implications of a 25 percent decline in the public market value of a bunch of Internet stocks. They range from ...
Morrison & Foerster expands M&A and PE practice... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 22 2014]
Morrison & Foerster has appointed Shirin Tang as a corporate partner in Singapore. Tang joins the firm from Shearman & Sterling . PRESS RELEASE Morrison & Foerster announced that Shirin Tang, a highly accomplished corporate lawyer with deep experience ...
Capital Group Cuts Stake in SoftBank [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Apr 22 2014]
ReutersU.S.-based investment firm Capital Group has cut its stake in Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank Corp. by around half since June last year, after the shares nearly doubled in value during 2013.Capital Group has lowered its stake in SoftBank ...
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Merger would speed up mobile web -SoftBank CEO [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 11 2014]
Merger would speed up mobile web -SoftBank CEO [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Mar 11 2014]
Breakingviews: SoftBank’s Alibaba love affair a... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 28 2014]
TECH AM -- Protest Continues On U-S Spying [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Feb 12 2014]
Why some Softbank investors will keep the faith [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 12 2014]
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