SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T)
17 Jan 2017
Wed, Jan 4 2017
Apple Inc confirmed on Wednesday its plans to invest $1 billion in a tech fund being set up by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp .
PALM BEACH, Fla. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday said telecommunications group Sprint Corp and a U.S. satellite company OneWeb will bring 8,000 jobs to the United States, and the companies said the positions were part of a previously disclosed pledge by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp. | Video
SoftBank Group Corp has agreed to invest $1 billion in U.S. satellite venture OneWeb Ltd, marking the first tranche of a $50 billion U.S. investment the Japanese telecoms and technology company's founder Masayoshi Son pledged to President-elect Donald Trump.
Apple Inc has held talks to invest up to $1 billion in a new $100 billion tech fund being set up by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.
NEW YORK Two of Asia's biggest technology companies said they were looking to expand investment in the United States, as President-elect Donald Trump pushes to bring manufacturing and jobs back home. | Video
TOKYO Shares of SoftBank Corp soared to their highest level in more than a year on Wednesday after Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said he would invest $50 billion in U.S. businesses.
NEW DELHI Japanese telecom and media group SoftBank's investments in India will top $10 billion in 10 years, the company's chairman Masayoshi Son said on Friday.
TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp plans to make future large-scale investments via an upcoming $100 billion tech fund it is establishing rather than on its own to avoid growing already bloated debt at the Japanese telecoms and technology company.
* Investments over 10s of blns of yen to be made via tech fund-Son
BRIEF-Softbank CEO: investments exceeding tens of billions of yen to be made through tech fund from now
* Softbank CEO Son: balance sheet set to improve as investments exceeding several tens of billions of yen will be made through tech fund from now Further coverage: (Reporting By Makiko Yamazaki)