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Softbank CEO has hard choices to make on Sprint after failure of merger talks

Mr Son needs to pull off a longshot transaction with another partner to get Sprint back on solid ground - or dig into his own corporate pocket to pay for its liabilities.


MASAYOSHI Son, celebrated Japanese dealmaker, just negotiated himself into a corner.

Mr Son's SoftBank Group Corp ended talks on Saturday to combine its Sprint Corp with T-Mobile US Inc, a merger that would have united the third- and fourth-largest wireless operators in the...

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