JAPAN'S SoftBank Group Corp is in discussions to buy a majority stake in American provider of shared office space WeWork Cos, a source said, potentially doubling down on one of its biggest...

[BENGALURU] Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is in talks to take a majority stake in shared office space provider WeWork Cos, <em>The Wall Street Journal</em> reported on Tuesday, citing...

[DUBAI] Saudi Arabia is preparing to double down on its bet that Masayoshi Son can pick the technology giants of the future. The fund will make another US$45 billion investment in Son's second...

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SOFTBANK Group is reported to be nearing a deal to invest about US$500 million in Grab - a move that will deepen the Japanese conglomerate's commitment in the most valuable ride-hailing firm in...

[JAKARTA] SoftBank Group is nearing a deal to invest about US$500 million in Grab as part of roughly US$1 billion that South-east Asia's biggest ride-hailing firm is seeking in its latest...

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JAPAN Inc is leaping into the future of cars, courtesy of SoftBank Group Corp.

[TOKYO] Toyota Motor Corp and SoftBank Group Corp will announce partnerships on automated driving and other technologies on Thursday, a source with knowledge of the issue told Reuters.

SOFTBANK and other foreign backers are helping China's Bytedance sing a US$75 billion tune. Their mooted US$3 billion cash injection puts the news and video-sharing startup on track to become...

[TOKYO] SoftBank Group Corp plans to create a new US$100 billion fund every two to three years, its chief executive Masayoshi Son told Bloomberg Businessweek in an interview published on Thursday.

HOTEL chain OYO Hotels said on Tuesday it would raise US$1 billion from existing investors, including Japan's Softbank Group, to grow its business in India and China, and expand into new...