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
Andrew Kovacs

Andrew Kovacs

Global Head of Communications
Yoshimitsu Goto

Yoshimitsu Goto

Executive Corporate Officer Head of Finance Unit General Manager, Finance

SoftBank Office Locations

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

SoftBank Financials

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

Market capitalization (2-Oct-2017)

96.8 b

Closing share price (2-Oct-2017)

SoftBank's current market capitalization is $96.8 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 News and Updates

TwoXar raises $10 million from SoftBank, Andreessen Horowitz, and OS Fund to grow its AI drug discovery platform

TwoXar, a biopharmaceutical startup that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to identify and develop new medicines, has raised $10 million in a series A round of funding led by SoftBank’s early-stage venture capital firm, SoftBank Ventures, with participation from Andreessen Horowitz and Braintree fou…

SoftBank could relist British chip designer ARM: FT

(Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp could relist ARM Holdings, the British chip designer it bought two years ago, according to a senior executive at the Japanese conglomerate, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

SoftBank mulls $5 billion loan on ARM for shareholder payday: Reuters

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) is considering raising around US$5bn of loans though its UK-based tech firm ARM Holdings, banking sources said.

SoftBank mulls $5 billion loan on ARM for shareholder payday

LONDON (LPC) - Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is considering raising around US$5bn of loans though its UK-based tech firm ARM Holdings, banking sources said.

SoftBank’s Michael Ronen isn’t worried about automation displacing workers

SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund has naturally attracted curiosity due to its mammoth size. Managing partner Michael Ronen told the crowd at VentureBeat’s Blueprint conference in Reno, Nevada that the lowest round the fund will invest in is $100 million. In 2017, SoftBank invested in 16 companies…

SoftBank leads Series D round for restaurant delivery service DoorDash

DoorDash, an on-demand restaurant delivery service, has raised $535 million in Series D funding. SoftBank led the round with participation from return backers Sequoia Capital, GIC and Wellcome Trust. In addition to the funding, SoftBank's Jeffrey Housenbold and GIC's Jeremy Kranz will join DoorDash'…
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