SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp.

Date Founded



1-9-1 Higashi-Shimbashi,Minato-Ku,Tokyo 105-7303

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications
Other Manufacturing
Other Business & Consulting Services

Company Description

SoftBank Group Corp. operates as a holding company which engages in the management of its group companies. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, Distribution, Arm, SoftBank Vision Fund (SFV), and Others. The Domestic Telecommunications segment provides mobile communication, broadband, and telecom services in Japan. The Sprint segment provides mobile communication services in the United States. The Yahoo Japan segment engages in the business of Internet advertising, e-commerce, and membership services. The Distribution segment distributes mobile devices, and sells personal computer (PC) software, peripherals, and mobile accessories in Japan. The Arm segment designs microprocessors and develops software technologies. The SFV segment manages investment activities through the SoftBank Vision Fund. The Others segment includes robotics and the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS related business. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Chief Executive Officer

Director, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Chief Legal Officer & Managing Executive Officer

Chief People Officer & Managing Executive Officer

Corporate Officer & General Manager, Accounting Department, Internal Control Department


Head, Strategic Finance

Senior Vice President Head of Corporate Communications Unit

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer & CISO, Head of Finance Unit & Head of Administration Unit

Audit & Supervisory Board

Auditor at SoftBank Group Corp.

Partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Corporate Auditor at Take & Give. Needs Co., Ltd.

Professional at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Former Auditor at SoftBank Group Corp.

Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata

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NAM-J's investment philosophy has core elements including: active management focusing on fundamental research; a team approach; and thorough risk/return assessment. They offer a broad range of equity strategies, including core, value, and growth. The investment approach of the core strategy combines a bottom-up, relative value approach with rigorous fundamental research on individual stocks and a top-down overlay. The investment process is designed to add value in all market conditions over a medium- to long-term horizon. For value, they use bottom-up approach without sector constraints where the quality of stock selection is paramount. The investment process is based on a combination of rigorous quantitative screening based on valuation factors with liquidity consideration and qualitative analysis on firms' fundamentals. The growth strategy focuses on ROE level and sustainability and fundamental strength. In conducting NAM-J's investment decisions, they utilize a broad spectrum of information, including financial publications, third-party research materials, annual reports, prospectuses, regulatory filings, company press releases, corporate rating services, inspections of corporate activities and meetings with management of various companies.

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SMTAM's fund managers of their respective investment departments implement investments in line with the investment plans and manage funds. The general managers of their respective investment departments check the status of investment implementations carried out by the fund managers thereof. Execution of buy or sell orders is carried out by traders at the Trading Department which is independent of the respective investment departments, based on execution instructions for investments from the respective investment departments. The firm leverages the strengths, operational structure, know-how and network of their parent company to manage assets, utilizing bottom-up and top-down quantitative investment styles to make investments through their range of funds.

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DAM conducts in-house research and has a strong global research network. Their investment management philosophy is based on a mid-to-long-term perspective in which they try to identify hidden values which are not yet fully recognized in the market. The firm takes a balanced approach emphasizing both fundamental and quantitative analysis. DAM's basic assumption is that the market is not fully efficient and they employ a coherent investment process through organizational support at each phase of their 'Plan', 'Do' and 'Review' policy. They pursue stable excess mid-to long-term returns through suitable risk control, which they separate from investment management to ensure that the risk control system adequately monitors their investment process. The firm's research team analysts and portfolio managers discuss, evaluate and communicate market events and investment opinions, seeking to maximize portfolio performance. Company visits are important components of their bottom-up research process and are a primary source for their fundamental analysis.

Recent Transactions
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SoftBank Group Corp., SoftBank Corp. purchase WILLCOM OKINAWA, Inc.

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SoftBank Group Corp., TimePayment Corp. purchase LeaseQ, Inc. from Walnut Venture Associates, Maine Angels

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onDeutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile US, Inc. purchase Sprint Corp. from SoftBank Group Corp.


Advised onSoftBank Group Corp. purchases SOFTBANK TELECOM Corporation from Ripplewood Investments LLC

Investment Advisor

Advised onDeutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile US, Inc. purchase Sprint Corp. from SoftBank Group Corp.

Legal Advisor

Advised onDeutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile US, Inc. purchase Sprint Corp. from SoftBank Group Corp.

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Advised onSoftBank Group Corp. purchases SVF Holdco (UK) Ltd.

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Advised onDeutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile US, Inc. purchase Sprint Corp. from SoftBank Group Corp.

Advisors & Consultants

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

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Partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Managing Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP


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Former Senior Vice President & General Manager, Media Solutions Group at Cisco Systems, Inc.

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