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SoftBank is a company that provides telecommunication services. It focuses on domestic telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, and distribution segments. The company provides mobile communications and broadband services, sells mobile devices and terminals. In addition, it is involved in Internet advertising, e-commerce, and the distribution of mobile devices to telecommunication service providers and retailers.

TypePublic
Founded1981
HQMinato-ku, JP
Websitesoftbank.jp

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2018)74,952(+10%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)¥1.3 K(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at SoftBank

Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

CEO
Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Chairman
Kazuhiko Fujihara

Kazuhiko Fujihara

Executive Corporate Officer Head of Business Unit
Ronald Fisher

Ronald Fisher

Director
Ken Miyauchi

Ken Miyauchi

Representative Director, President & COO
Andrew Kovacs

Andrew Kovacs

Global Head of Communications
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SoftBank Office Locations

SoftBank has an office in Minato-ku
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SoftBank Financials and Metrics

SoftBank Revenue

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2020)

6.2t

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2020)

1.3k

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

2.7t
SoftBank's current market capitalization is ¥6.2 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2018

Cash

3.3t

Accounts Receivable

1.6t

Inventories

362.0b

Current Assets

6.9t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019

Cash

2.7t

Accounts Receivable

2.2t

Inventories

331.8b

Current Assets

6.9t
Annual
JPYFY, 2018

Net Income

1.2t

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6t

Inventories

(521.0m)

Accounts Payable

173.0b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019

Net Income

328.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

405.2b

Cash From Operating Activities

274.4b

Purchases of PP&E

(333.4b)
FY, 2018

EV/CFO

12.7 x

Debt/Equity

2.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5 x
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SoftBank Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015Q2, 2016Q1, 2019

Cumulative Subscribers

31.55 m32.04 m32.30 m33.61 m
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SoftBank Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Boston DynamicsJune 08, 2017
Fortress InvestmentFebruary 14, 2017$3.30 b

SoftBank Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

67/100

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SoftBank Online and Social Media Presence

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SoftBank News and Updates

Report: Uber in talks with SoftBank for a partial sale of its stake in Didi Chuxing

Uber Technologies Inc. is reported to be in talks to divest part of its shares in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing Technology Co., according to a report Thursday. Bloomberg, referencing people familiar with the matter, said the private discussions are being led by Uber Chief Executive Office…

SoftBank, Naver turn to ‘squeeze out’ to take Line private

SoftBank and Naver had made a tender offer to buy Line shares with a price of US$51.2 per share, which was rejected by some investors.

Grab and GoJek in merger talks as SoftBank continues to consolidate investments

Southeast Asian ride-hailing companies Grab Taxi Pte Ltd. and Gojek are reportedly in merger talks on a deal being pushed by SoftBank Group Corp. founder Masayoshi Son. Grab, which is partially owned by Uber Technologies Inc. following Uber’s exit from the Southeast Asian market in 2018, is the reg…

These are the 7 technology stocks Softbank piled into via call option strategies, report says

Summary List Placement After being identified as the "whale" behind a series of option trades in technology stocks earlier this month, the SoftBank Group is now reconsidering its strategy, Bloomberg reported on Friday. The firm met with investors to explain that its option trading strategy is some…

Ambani Puts Carlyle, SoftBank on Waiting List for Reliance Retail Stakes

Investor demand for Reliance Industries Ltd.’s retail business is so strong that these companies are on a waiting list.

SoftBank to Raise $10.4 Billion in Sale of Wireless Unit Stock

SoftBank to Raise $10.4 Billion in Sale of Wireless Unit Stock
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SoftBank Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SoftBank founded?

    SoftBank was founded in 1981.

  • Who are SoftBank key executives?

    SoftBank's key executives are Rajeev Misra, Masayoshi Son and Kazuhiko Fujihara.

  • How many employees does SoftBank have?

    SoftBank has 74,952 employees.

  • Who are SoftBank competitors?

    Competitors of SoftBank include Sagemcom, Telefonica and Brain Telecommunication.

  • Where are SoftBank offices?

    SoftBank has an office in Minato-ku.

  • How many offices does SoftBank have?

    SoftBank has 1 office.