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

WeWork raises additional $3B from SoftBank at a valuation of $42B

SoftBank is the largest investor in WeWork, which is now present in over a 100 locations worldwide, including 20 in India. Co-working unicorn WeWork has raised $3 billion from SoftBank Corp. This is ...

WeWork gets $3 billion in new funding from SoftBank

U.S. shared office space provider WeWork Cos has secured an additional $3 billion in funding from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, according to an investor presentation seen by Reuters.

WeWork picks up ANOTHER $3B from SoftBank

WeWork has picked up another $3 billion in financing from SoftBank Corp, not to be confused with SoftBank Vision Fund. The deal comes in the form of a warrant, allowing SoftBank to pay $3 billion for the opportunity to buy shares before September 2019 at a price of $110 or higher, ultimately valuing…

UPDATE 1-WeWork gets $3 bln in new funding from SoftBank

U.S. shared office space provider WeWork Cos has secured an additional $3 billion in funding from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, according to an investor presentation seen by Reuters.

WeWork gets $3 bln in new funding from SoftBank

U.S. shared office space provider WeWork Cos has secured an additional $3 billion in funding from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, according to an investor presentation seen by Reuters.

SoftBank commits another $3 billion in funding to WeWork

SoftBank agreed to pay $3 billion to WeWork for the opportunity to buy shares before September 2019 at a price of $110 a share or higher, depending on whether WeWork goes public
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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.