SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1981

Headquarters

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

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

76.9K

Industries

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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Executives & Employees

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Chief People Officer & Managing Executive Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer

Auditor

Senior Vice President Head of Accounting Unit

Executive Vice President

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

Senior Vice President Head of Corporate Communications Unit

Audit & Supervisory Board

Auditor at SoftBank Group Corp.

Partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata

Founder at Yotsuya Partners Kaikei Jimusho

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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. purchases The We Co.

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SoftBank Group Corp., Fortress Investment Group LLC purchase Vannin Capital PCC

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Katerra, Inc. purchases Fortune-Johnson, Inc.

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

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

Accountant

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
Advisor

Co-Founder at The Raine Group LLC

Legal Advisor

Managing Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP

Clients

One of the world's largest trans-national electronics distributors of electronic parts, enterprise computing and storage products and embedded subsystems, Avnet provides a vital link in the technology supply chain. Market needs and trends drive Avnet's product and services strategy, supported by a global infrastructure. Avnet brings a breadth and depth of service capabilities, such as supply-chain and design-chain services, logistics solutions, product assembly, device programming, computer system configuration and integration, and technical seminars - all in addition to its core distribution services. Through its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, and its passion for customer service, Avnet assures customers and suppliers that they have chosen the right partner to accelerate their success

At Maxim, we invent highly integrated solutions that make technology seamless. We channel our collective expertise to stretch the limits of technology, understand your needs, and help you get to market faster

The New York Times Co. is a media organization, which engages in creating, collecting, and distributing news and information. It includes newspapers, print, and digital products and investments and operates through The New York Times, NYTimes.com, and mobile applications. The company was founded by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones on September 18, 1851 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$8.89T
Total Enterprise Value
$25.3T
Earnings Per Share
$634.08
Revenue
$9.6T
Enterprise Value Sales
2.64x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
9.33x
TEVNet Income
18.37x
Debt TEV
0.64x
EBITDAMargin
28.28%
Total Equity
$8.51T
Net Profit
$1.38T
EBITDA
$2.72T
Total Debt
$16.2T
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
1.61%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.57%
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One 97 Communications Ltd. develops digital goods and mobile commerce platform. It offers top-ups, tickets, hotel booking, superstar talk, deals, music, video, games and mobile content. The company was founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma on December 12, 2000 and is headquartered in Noida, India.

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InMobi Pte Ltd. operates as an independent mobile advertising network. It offers mobile advertising solutions for advertisers, publishers and developers. Its platform helps creative agencies to engage in the ad campaigns. The company was founded by Naveen Tewari, Amit K. Gupta, Mohit Saxena, Piyush Shah, and Abhay Singhal in 2007 and is headquartered in Singapore.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Treasure Data, Inc.

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

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Investor at SoftBank Corp.

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