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Seven Things You Need to Know About SoftBank's $21 Billion IPO

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SoftBank Unveils $21B Mobile IPO
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Masayoshi Son spent years building SoftBank Group Corp. into a telecommunications giant. Now he’s selling off a chunk of the business that made his fortune so he can move on to the next act.

Son, 61, is looking to raise about $21 billion through an initial public offering of his Japan telecom operations in what could be the country’s largest IPO ever. Here’s what you need to know about the IPO, the shares coming up for sale and the enigmatic billionaire behind the deal.