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SoftBank to sell Sprint?

Softbank Group are undergoing huge change at the moment, with the GBP25bln acquisition of ARM, announcement of the Vision Growth Fund and USD3.5bln acquisition of Fortress Investment Group.   567 more words

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How the Trump Administration Could Affect a T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

Japan’s SoftBank Group may have renewed interest in combining its Sprint with Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile U.S. , but a deal between the No. 3 and No. 489 more words

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Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Back on the Table as SoftBank Agrees to Cede Control of Sprint

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

According to unnamed sources that spoke to the site, SoftBank is reportedly frustrated with Sprint’s growth in the United States and is ready to surrender control of the company and take a minority stake in T-Mobile. 462 more words

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This Could Be SoftBank's New Strategy to Woo T-Mobile

Japan’s SoftBank Group is prepared to give up control of Sprint to Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile U.S. to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless carriers, according to people familiar with the matter. 829 more words

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SoftBank's Masayoshi Son Zags Again With Latest Investment

Masayoshi Son has a long history of zigging where others zag. His SoftBank made a fortune as a Japanese software reseller, then he made well-timed investments in Yahoo Japan and Yahoo itself. 276 more words

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Japan's SoftBank to buy US investment firm for $3.3 bn

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© AFP/File | Japan’s SoftBank is to buy US asset manager Fortress Investment Group for $3.3 billion

TOKYO (AFP) – Japan’s SoftBank said Wednesday it will buy US asset manager Fortress Investment Group for $3.3 billion, as it moves to hire experienced money managers before launching a major technology investment fund. 316 more words

Here's SoftBank's Latest $3.3 Billion Investment

Japan’s SoftBank Group on Wednesday said it has agreed to buy Fortress Investment Group for about $3.3 billion, looking to add investment expertise as it prepares to launch the world’s largest private equity fund. 457 more words

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