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.

Minato-ku, JP
Size (employees)
68,402 (est)
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

Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Alok Sama

Alok Sama

President & CFO, SoftBank Group International
Kazuhiko Fujihara

Kazuhiko Fujihara

Executive Corporate Officer Head of Business Unit
Ronald Fisher

Ronald Fisher

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 ¥9.15 t in FY, 2015 which is a 7.6% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

9.2 t

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

9.1 t

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

6.4 b
JPYFY, 2014FY, 2015


8.5 t9.2 t

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

38.4 b44.3 b

Gross profit

8.5 t9.1 t
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SoftBank Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015Q2, 2016

Cumulative Subscribers

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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Boston Dynamics (81)June 08, 2017
Fortress Investment Group February 14, 2017$3.30 b
ARM July 18, 2016$32 b
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SoftBank Online and Social Media Presence

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SoftBank News and Updates

B2B Telecommunication Market Expected to reach 103300 million US$ by 2025

In 2017, the global B2B Telecommunication market size was 42200 million US$ and it is expected to reach 103300 million US$ by the end of 2025, with a CAGR of 11.8% during 2018-2025. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

SoftBank's cheap valuation draws $1 billion bet from U.S. fund Tiger Global

U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global has built a stake worth over $1 billion in SoftBank Group Corp as it considers the Japanese firm undervalued, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, driving SoftBank shares up as much as 6.8 percent.

Nikkei ends up as weak yen offers trade fear respite; SoftBank jumps

* Lawson falls to 5-1/2-year low after Q1 earnings disappoint

Nikkei rises as weak yen offers trade fear respite; SoftBank soars

* Lawson falls to 5-1/2-year low after Q1 earnings disappoint

SoftBank's Son says to carry on with deals despite trade jitters

SoftBank Group Corp CEO Masayoshi Son said on Tuesday he was optimistic that U.S. President Donald Trump's escalation of trade disputes and heightened scrutiny of foreign investments would not affect the Japanese firm's prolific dealmaking.
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SoftBank Company Life and Culture

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