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SoftBank reportedly considered a big move to take the company private before settling on a plan to sell off billions in assets

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son reportedly discussed taking the company private with investors including activist shareholder Elliot Management.
SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son.

Stock buybacks and cutting losses: SoftBank, the Japanese investment giant behind WeWork, is under immense pressure to shield itself from an upcoming ...

The company has come under pressure from investors like Elliot Management to buy back shares and reassure the public market while its stock plunges.
An illustration of OneWeb satellites covering Earth in high-speed internet service.

Outmuscled by Elon Musk’s Starlink and Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper, SoftBank-backed satellite startup OneWeb is at risk of dying

The London-based satellite operator is reportedly considering filing for bankruptcy, among other options.

SoftBank is reportedly looking to raise $10 billion to support startups reeling from the coronavirus outbreak — and some might not have enough c...

Uber, one of SoftBank's largest investments, has already seen its shares drop by more than 50 percent in the past month amid the coronavirus pandemic.
WeWork executive chairman Marcelo Claure was one of the email's signatories, along with CEO Sandeep Mathrani.

WeWork execs are trying to reassure staff it still has access to billions of dollars in debt: Bloomberg

Major WeWork executives told shareholders Wednesday that the company also has the support of SoftBank.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, left, and WeWork CEO Adam Neumann.

SoftBank could walk away from the $3 billion WeWork stock buybacks it agreed to as part of its bailout plan: WSJ

The Japanese investor cited regulatory inquiries from US agencies including the SEC and the Justice Department as rationale to pull out.
SoftBank Group Corp. Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son.

SoftBank billionaire Masayoshi Son broke a 3-year Twitter silence to promise 1 million coronavirus tests, then backpedalled

Son was met with intense backlash online after saying he would offer 1 million free tests for the virus.
SoftBank Vision Fund's Rajeev Misra

‘I’m a key man’: The head of SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund, recently accused of blackmailing a rival, defends the compan...

The SoftBank executive spoke optimistically about the future despite mounting skepticism against SoftBank and recent allegations aimed at him.

DoorDash just confidentially filed IPO paperwork as it prepares to go public

Doordash was valued at $13 billion in a November funding round and has raised over $2 billion to date.