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.

HQMinato-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 (Q1, 2019)

2.3 t

Net income (Q1, 2019)

29.8 b

EBIT (Q1, 2019)

235.7 b

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

2.7 t
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
JPYQ1, 2019


2.3 t


235.7 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

494.7 b
JPYQ1, 2019


2.7 t

Accounts Receivable

2.2 t


331.8 b

Current Assets

6.9 t
JPYQ1, 2019

Net Income

328.1 b

Depreciation and Amortization

405.2 b

Cash From Operating Activities

274.4 b

Purchases of PP&E

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

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SoftBank News and Updates

Sprint and SoftBank Family Team to Create Curiosity™ IoT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) has unveiled the Curiosity™ IoT platform, a new standard in how IoT is managed and secured. Enterprises will now be able to manage IoT devices and connectivity over the air across multiple SIM profiles. Intelligence from ...

SoftBank initiative aims to blockchainify mobile payments across the globe

A trio of Japanese corporations have devised a working proof-of-concept (PoC) underpinned by blockchain that allows users to make peer-to-peer payments from their mobile phones. SoftBank, Synchronoss, and TBCASoft have come together to develop a method of payment that would allow users to travel the…

SoftBank completes blockchain PoC for cross-border mobile payments

SoftBank Corp., a Japan-based telecom carrier; Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR), a glob...

SoftBank, Synchronoss and TBCASoft partner on a Proof of Concept for an RCS and blockchain-based mobile payments service

Synchronoss has delivered in Japan, a rich and secure multi-channel communications platform, which covers SMS, email and RCS. The platform launched earlier this year. TBCASoft has been working with SoftBank, under the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG) Consortium, to deliver a cross-carrier block…

SoftBank seeks loans from banks pitching for big IPO

SoftBank has told potential underwriters seeking a large role in the IPO of its Japanese wireless unit that they should offer to lend to its other businesses

SoftBank Is Seeking Loans From Banks Pitching for Big IPO

SoftBank Is Seeking Loans From Banks Pitching for Big IPO
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SoftBank Company Life and Culture

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