Tag: SoftBank

Capital and Risk, Credit

SoftBank explores plans to grab a slice of private credit market

May 22, 2023

Via: American Banker

SoftBank Group is working on plans to become a lender in the $1.5 trillion world of private credit. Senior investors at the Japanese firm have spoken to market participants about directly lending to technology firms and touted the possibility of […]

Activity, Investment Banking

SoftBank aims to raise $525m with Spac IPO

December 23, 2020

Via: FinTech Futures

The firm says it is planning to use the funds for an investment in a technology company. The Spac will be overseen by SoftBank Investment Advisers, which also runs the Vision Fund. It will be used to buy a company […]

Activity, Investment Banking

SoftBank to invest further $1bn in LatAm fintech, ecommerce and health care in 2020

February 17, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

With a focus on ecommerce, health care – presumably including the increasingly popular ‘healthtech’ – and fintech companies, the capital is part of the investor’s efforts to support around 650 firms across LatAm with a total Vision Fund of $5 […]

Activity, Investment Banking

WeWork could burn through $10 billion rescue finance in 10 months without major cost cuts, experts say

October 25, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Office-share startup WeWork could blow through its near $10 billion rescue financing package from SoftBank Group Corp in about 10 months unless it quickly implements significant cost cuts, according to Loren Trimble, chief executive officer of AArete, a global consulting […]

Activity, Investment Banking

SoftBank finally wows with $93bn investment fund

May 23, 2017

Via: Banking Technology

SoftBank has announced its first major close with $93 billion of committed capital, and the promise to hit $100 billion within six months, reports While it has been circulating in the news for some time now, it should be […]