SoftBank Group Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the information industry in Japan and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Domestic Telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, and Distribution segment. Its Domestic Telecommunications segment provides mobile communications and broadband services; sells mobile devices and terminals; and provision of fixed-line telecommunications services. Its Yahoo Japan segment is involved in Internet advertising, e-commerce, and membership services businesses. The Distribution segment engages in the distribution of mobile devices to telecommunication service providers and retailers worldwide.

TypePublic
HQMinato-ku, JP
Founded1981
Size (employees)74,952 (est)+10%
Websitesoftbank.jp
SoftBank was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Minato-ku, JP
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Key People/Management at SoftBank

Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

CEO
Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Chairman
Alok Sama

Alok Sama

President & CFO, SoftBank Group International
Kazuhiko Fujihara

Kazuhiko Fujihara

Executive Corporate Officer Head of Business Unit
Ronald Fisher

Ronald Fisher

Director
Ken Miyauchi

Ken Miyauchi

Representative Director, President & COO
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SoftBank Office Locations

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

SoftBank Revenue

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SoftBank's revenue was reported to be ¥9.16 t in FY, 2018
JPY

Revenue (Q1, 2019)

2.3t

Net income (Q1, 2019)

29.8b

EBIT (Q1, 2019)

235.7b

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

2.7t
Annual
JPYFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2018

Revenue

8.5t9.2t9.2t

Revenue growth, %

8%

Cost of goods sold

38.4b44.3b5.5t

Gross profit

8.5t9.1t3.6t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2019

Revenue

2.3t

EBIT

235.7b

EBIT margin, %

10%

Pre tax profit

494.7b
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)
JPYY, 2018

Financial Leverage

4.7 x
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SoftBank Operating Metrics

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

Cumulative Subscribers

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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Boston DynamicsJune 08, 2017
Fortress Investment GroupFebruary 14, 2017$3.30 b
ARM July 18, 2016$32 b

SoftBank Revenue Breakdown

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SoftBank revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.9% from Distribution, 37.2% from Sprint, 34.8% from Domestic Telecommunications, 9.5% from Yahoo Japan and 3.7% from Other

SoftBank revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 23.3% from U.K., 50.0% from U.S., 26.3% from Japan and 0.4% from Other

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SoftBank Online and Social Media Presence

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SoftBank News and Updates

SoftBank Takes Small Step to Reduce Giant Debt With Bond Buyback

SoftBank Takes Small Step to Reduce Giant Debt With Bond Buyback

SoftBank Ventures Asia hires Seung Lee as CFO

The new CFO comes aboard to gear up for global early stage investments SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftBank Ventures Asia, the early-stage investment vehicle of the SoftBank Group, has hired a chief financial officer. Seung Lee, the new CFO, will be responsible for...

Japan's SoftBank to lead $700 mln funding in U.S. startup Katerra - The Information

Japan's SoftBank Corp plans to lead another investment round in Katerra that would value the California-based construction company at more than $4 billion, the Information reported on Monday.

ACWA plans to make solar panels as part of SoftBank and Saudi fund's $200 billion project

ACWA Power plans to expand into solar panel manufacturing, its chief executive said, in a move which would put the power and water plants developer at the heart of Saudi Arabia's plans to develop its renewable power industry.

A small number of banks profited from a SoftBank dealmaking bonanza in 2018 — one of the most lucrative fee opportunities in modern history

SoftBank spent $900 million in investment banking fees in 2018, more than any company in at least a decade. The People's Republic of China is the only entity to outspend the Japanese tech conglomerate. SoftBank has primarily paid fees to investment bankers to raise capital, but it also executed ma…

WeWork closes additional $2 billion SoftBank investment, announces rebrand

WeWork Cos. announced Wednesday that it has closed a $6 billion investment from SoftBank Group, and also said it's rebranding its name to The We Company. In a joint statement, WeWork said the $6 billion investment includes a previously announced $4 billion funding commitment. On Monday, the Wall Str…
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SoftBank Company Life and Culture

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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 Alok Sama.

  • How many employees does SoftBank have?

    SoftBank has 74,952 employees.

  • What is SoftBank revenue?

    Latest SoftBank annual revenue is ¥9.2 t.

  • What is SoftBank revenue per employee?

    Latest SoftBank revenue per employee is ¥122.2 m.

  • Who are SoftBank competitors?

    Competitors of SoftBank include Vodafone, Bell Canada and Lunar Wireless.

  • Where are SoftBank offices?

    SoftBank has an office in Minato-ku.

  • How many offices does SoftBank have?

    SoftBank has 1 office.