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BRIEF-SoftBank announces agreement to acquire Boston Dynamics

June 8 (Reuters) - Softbank Group Corp

* SoftBank announces agreement to acquire Boston Dynamics

* Terms of transaction were not disclosed

* Entered into a definitive agreement to acquire robotics pioneer Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc

* Subsidiary of SoftBank has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire robotics pioneer Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc

* As part of transaction with Alphabet, SoftBank has also agreed to acquire japanese bipedal robotics company Schaft Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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