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Last $62.53 USD
Change Today +0.23 / 0.37%
Volume 2.1K
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softbank corp (SFTBF) Details

SoftBank Corp. operates in the information industry in Japan. It operates through four segments: Mobile Communications, Sprint, Fixed-line Telecommunications, and Internet. The Mobile Communications segment provides mobile communications services; produces and distributes online games for smartphones and other devices; offers mobile broadband services; provides supply chain solutions, handset protection and insurance, buy-back and trade-in services, omnichannel solutions, and financial services; and sells mobile devices, such as iPhones, iPads, and SoftBank smartphones. The Sprint segment offers mobile and fixed-line voice and data transmission services for individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in Puerto Rico and the U.S., as well as sells mobile devices and accessories. The Fixed-line Telecommunications segment telecom services, such as fixed-line telephone and data communications services to corporate customers; and broadband services to individual customers. The Internet segment is engaged in the operation of the Yahoo! JAPAN portal; sale of Internet advertising; operation of e-commerce sites; provision of membership services; sale and marketing of data centers; provision of online automobile-related information; and operation of Internet affiliate system. The company also generates and sells electricity from renewable energy sources; provides payment processing, invoice collections, and computation services for businesses; distributes video, voice, and data content via media; operates IT information site ITmedia; provides solutions and services for online businesses; and operates online games and software downloads. In addition, it is involved in the ownership of professional baseball team; operation of baseball games; management and maintenance of baseball stadium and other sports facilities; and procurement of funds by issuing preferred securities. It was formerly known as SOFTBANK Corp. Japan and changed its name to SoftBank Corp. in July 1990. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

70,336 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/24/14
Founded in 1981

softbank corp (SFTBF) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: ¥130.0M
Senior Executive Vice President, Representati...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥130.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

softbank corp (SFTBF) Key Developments

Micromax Rules Out Exit By Founders And Investors

Micromax Informatics Limited intends to raise funds in order to beef up its war chest for strategic acquisitions. The company has ruled out the possibility of its founders exiting the firm. It has been reported that Micromax intends to raise about $1 billion from overseas investors, including SoftBank Corp. (TSE:9984) and Ant Financial Services Group. "Nobody is exiting. This is the only thing we do... Founders are absolutely not exiting.This is always a speculation when you bring on a CXO team," Micromax co-founder Vikas Jain told PTI. He added: "From the perspective of conversation with investors, in terms of anyone wanting an exit, the investors have been here for close to five years, we have been given to understand by all of them that they are not looking to exit."

SoftBank, Micromax Deal Hits By Valuation Difference

A move by a consortium of investors led by SoftBank Corp. (TSE:9984) to invest up to $1 billion in Micromax Informatics Limited has hit a valuation hurdle. The group of 20 investors were seeking a 20% stake in return for the investment. "The talks are not progressing as expected as there are differences between the promoters and the investors on the valuation. The talks have not been called off as of yet but they not moving," a source privy to the development told BusinessLine. Another source said the recent talks between the two sides did not end on a positive note. If the deal falls, it could also lead to a rejig at Micromax's leadership team, the source added. When contacted, a company spokesperson said it does not comment on market speculations. SoftBank could not be immediately contacted for comments.

SoftBank Reportedly May Be Interested In Buying Yahoo Japan Stake

The market stipulates two potential buyers for the Yahoo! Inc. (NasdaqGS:YHOO)'s 36% stake in Yahoo Japan Corporation (TSE:4689). It is also rumoured that both the prospective buyers have reasons to hold off the purchase. The first potential buyer is SoftBank Corp. (TSE:9984) and the other possibility includes Yahoo Japan buying back its shares.


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