SoftBank

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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Minato Ku, JP
Founded
1981
Size (employees)
68,402 (est)
SoftBank was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Minato-ku, JP

Key People/Management at SoftBank

Masayoshi  Son

Masayoshi Son

Chairman & CEO
Alok Sama

Alok Sama

President & CFO, SoftBank Group International
Yoshimitsu Goto

Yoshimitsu Goto

Executive Corporate Officer Head of Finance Unit General Manager, Finance
Kazuhiko Fujihara

Kazuhiko Fujihara

Executive Corporate Officer Head of Business Unit
Ronald Fisher

Ronald Fisher

Director
Ken Miyauchi

Ken Miyauchi

Representative Director, President & COO

SoftBank Office Locations

SoftBank has an office in Minato-ku

SoftBank Financials and Metrics

SoftBank Financials

SoftBank's revenue was reported to be ¥9.2 t in FY, 2015 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (FY, 2015)

9.2 t

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

8%

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

9.1 t

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

100%

Net income (FY, 2015)

6.4 b

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

96.8 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

44.7
SoftBank's current market capitalization is $96.8 b.
JPYFY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

8.5 t9.2 t

Revenue growth, %

8%

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 m32.3 m
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SoftBank Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Boston DynamicsJune 08, 2017
Fortress Investment GroupFebruary 14, 2017$3.3 b
ARMJuly 18, 2016$32 b

SoftBank Market Value History

SoftBank's Web-traffic and Trends

SoftBank Online and Social Media Presence

SoftBank News and Updates

SoftBank focuses on connected robotics with Huawei

The two firms aim to deploy connected robots next year using 5G networks Japanese telecom operator SoftBank and Huawei Wireless X Labs recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the connected robotics field. Under the terms of the agreement, SoftBank plans to offer automated robots Cube …

Sprint makes major exec shuffle following T-Mo merger breakdown

According to an internal email obtained by RCR Wireless News, Sprint is making major changes to its organizational structure that CEO Marcelo Claure says are intended to “reduce management layers and bring leadership closer to the customer.” Last week COO of Technology Günther Ottendorfer announced …

Private Equity Jobs of the Week: SoftBank, McKinsey, Capital Dynamics are hiring

This week there are senior investment roles at SoftBank, Echelon Wealth Partners and BASF Venture Capital.

SoftBank says considering investment in Uber but no final agreement reached

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday it was considering investing in Uber Technologies Inc but there was no final agreement at this stage.

SoftBank says considering investment in Uber but no final agreement reached

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday it was considering investing in Uber Technologies Inc but there was no final agreement at this stage.

Uber board strikes agreement to pave way for SoftBank investment: Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] warring board members have struck a peace deal that allows a multibillion-dollar investment by SoftBank Group Corp to proceed, and which would resolve a legal battle between former Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and a prominent shareholder, Reuters reported.
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SoftBank Company Life and Culture

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