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SoftBank is a company that provides telecommunication services. It focuses on domestic telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, and distribution segments. The company provides mobile communications and broadband services, sells mobile devices and terminals. In addition, it is involved in Internet advertising, e-commerce, and the distribution of mobile devices to telecommunication service providers and retailers.

TypePublic
Founded1981
HQMinato-ku, JP
Websitesoftbank.jp

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Employees (est.) (May 2021)37,821
Job Openings21
Share Price (May 2021)¥1.4 K(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at SoftBank

Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

CEO
Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Chairman
Kazuhiko Fujihara

Kazuhiko Fujihara

Executive Corporate Officer Head of Business Unit
Ronald Fisher

Ronald Fisher

Director
Ken Miyauchi

Ken Miyauchi

Representative Director, President & COO
Andrew Kovacs

Andrew Kovacs

Global Head of Communications
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SoftBank Office Locations

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

SoftBank Revenue

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

6.7t

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

1.4k

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

2.7t
SoftBank's current market capitalization is ¥6.7 t.
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)
FY, 2018

EV/CFO

12.7 x

Debt/Equity

2.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5 x
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SoftBank Operating Metrics

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

Cumulative Subscribers

31.55 m32.04 m32.3 m33.61 m
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SoftBank Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Boston DynamicsJune 08, 2017
Fortress InvestmentFebruary 14, 2017$3.3 b

SoftBank Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

59/100

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SoftBank Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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SoftBank Online and Social Media Presence

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SoftBank News and Updates

SoftBank leads $15M round for China’s industrial robot maker Youibot

SoftBank has picked its bet in China’s flourishing industrial robotics space. Youibot, a four-year-old startup that makes autonomous mobile robots for a range of scenarios, said it has notched close to 100 million yuan ($15.47 million) in its latest funding round led by SoftBank Ventures Asia, the S…

SoftBank leads $28m round in Indonesian rural-focused social commerce startup

Super will use the new funding to double down on its presence in East Java and expand into other provinces in eastern Indonesia later this year.

Super, an Indonesian hyperlocal social commerce startup, raises $28M led by SoftBank Ventures Asia

In Indonesia, daily necessities often cost more in smaller cities and rural areas. Super co-founder and chief executive officer Steven Wongsoredjo said the price difference can vary from about 10% to 20% in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, to nearly 200% in eastern provinces. Super uses social commerce and…

Afya Announces a $150 Million Investment from the SoftBank Latin America Fund

NOVA LIMA, Brazil and MINAS GERAIS, Brazil, April 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA), the largest medical education group in Brazil, today announced that the SoftBank Latin America Fund (“Softbank”) has agreed to purchase R$822 million, equivalent to $150 million, of…

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Tiger is the new Softbank, Accel’s 40x, more marketplaces, Zooming into VC

  Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap, where they cut through the noise to bring you their favourite insights from the technology and startup world. Ignition Lane works with ambitious business leaders to apply the Startup Mindset to their technology, product and commercialisation problems.  This …

SoftBank SPAC Said to Be in Talks for Vision Fund-Backed Mapbox

SoftBank SPAC Said to Be in Talks for Vision Fund-Backed Mapbox
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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 Kazuhiko Fujihara.

  • How many employees does SoftBank have?

    SoftBank has 37,821 employees.

  • Who are SoftBank competitors?

    Competitors of SoftBank include Telefonica, PLDT and Brain Telecommunication.

  • Where are SoftBank offices?

    SoftBank has an office in Minato-ku.

  • How many offices does SoftBank have?

    SoftBank has 1 office.