Posts tagged: SoftBank
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 6:57 pm
Betaville is in a bit of a grump.
Why, you might be asking yourself. Well, I was chasing a bid tale about Temenos all day today and then suddenly arch rivals at Bloomberg popped up with the scoop about Nordic private equity firm EQT considering a takeover bid for the Swiss banking software giant...
Monday, 14 September 2020, 8:27 am
Merger Mondays came thick and fast during economic booms but over the last six months they have been rather lacking for obvious reasons.
This morning, though, there are deals - or potential deals - aplenty. They include:
1. SoftBank's sale of Arm to Nvidia for $40 (£30) billion.
2. A potential 'take private' of SoftBank by its management team, as reported by the FT yesterday. Below is the link:..
Monday, 13 May 2019, 11:29 am
Oh look - I see yesterday's scoop about SoftBank Vision Fund investing in Greensill has now been officially confirmed. Below is a link to the confirmation on PR Newswire:
Saturday, 11 May 2019, 11:02 pm
I think this might be a first: a review of the Sunday paper business sections on a Saturday night.
Well, first off I hope you don't mind if I blow my own trumpet about a rather good tale I'm breaking tomorrow in the Mail on Sunday's business section...
Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 3:24 pm
Two separate stories about SoftBank and its leader, Masayoshi Son, broke this morning but Betaville found the juxtaposition of the pieces rather intriguing.
The first tale was about SoftBank spending almost $1 billion on Wirecard convertible bonds that could also give the Japanese conglomerate a 5.6pc stake in the German digital payments company. Below is a link to piece in the FT on the topic:..
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Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 7:00 pm
Monday, 18 July 2016, 8:33 pm
Sorry about the delayed post Betavillers; I have been galavanting around Brussels most of today (don't ask why).
Anyway, I see both Masayoshi Son, the boss of Softbank, and Simon Segars, the chief executive of Arm, were both out on the front foot post this morning's announcement deal announcement, stressing today's mega deal had "nothing to do" with Brexit...