Posts Tagged ‘SoftBank Group Corp’

Uber is said to near sale of RM4b self-driving stake

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SAN FRANCISCO • Uber Technologies Inc is in advanced discussions to sell a US$1 billion (RM4.09 billion) stake in its costly self-driving ...

Singapore’s Grab raises RM6.2b from SoftBank fund

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SINGAPORE • Leading South-East Asian ride-hailing provider Grab raised about US$1.5 billion (RM6.15 billion) from SoftBank Group Corp’s ...

With RM3.7t in cash, Japan M&A set for ‘biggest year ever’

Japanese firms outmuscle China as they announce more than 1,000 offshore M&As totalling a record RM787b last year
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Behind Uber, Lyft’s big US IPOs are 2 Japanese firms

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SAN FRANCISCO • As private companies, Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc became markets unto themselves, where investors poured in capital ...

Factory worker’s son builds RM29b start-up in Indonesia

SINGAPORE • PT Tokopedia, Indonesia’s largest online marketplace, has become the country’s most valuable start-up after raising US$1 billion (RM4.2 ...

Ping An plans IPO of health tech unit

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HONG KONG • Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd, China’s biggest insurer by market value, is planning a Hong Kong initial public ...

Japan victory over mobile carriers triggers RM142.1b rout

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TOKYO • NTT Docomo Inc led a ¥3.8 trillion (RM142.12 billion) stock rout of Japan’s top three mobile carriers after it appeared to cave in ...

Tencent, SoftBank all-male boards spur call for change in Asia

As issues related to corporate governance and women’s empowerment have gained more attention,
global investors increasingly are focusing on the ...

SoftBank, Toyota team up on ride-hailing, self-driving cars

It’s the 1st significant collaboration between the 2, which pour billions of dollars into ride-hailing start-ups
by BLOOMBERG TOKYO • Japan’s SoftBank ...

Alibaba’s revenue leaps 61% as new businesses bear fruit

Hong Kong • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported its fastest pace of growth in more than four years, as the e-commerce giant’s investments in arenas from ...

SoftBank is starting to look a lot like a private equity firm

The Vision Fund, which CEO Son formed last year, will hold investments in the world’s most influential technology companies
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SoftBank plans Japan payments service by end of 2018

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BANGALORE • SoftBank Group Corp plans to announce within days that it will start a mobile digital payments service in Japan by the end of ...