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softbank corp (9984) Details

SoftBank Corp. operates in the information industry in Japan. It operates through four segments: Mobile Communications, Sprint, Fixed-line Telecommunications, and Internet. The Mobile Communications segment provides mobile communications services; produces and distributes online games for smartphones and other devices; offers mobile broadband services; provides supply chain solutions, handset protection and insurance, buy-back and trade-in services, omnichannel solutions, and financial services; and sells mobile devices, such as iPhones, iPads, and SoftBank smartphones. The Sprint segment offers mobile and fixed-line voice and data transmission services for individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in Puerto Rico and the U.S., as well as sells mobile devices and accessories. The Fixed-line Telecommunications segment telecom services, such as fixed-line telephone and data communications services to corporate customers; and broadband services to individual customers. The Internet segment is engaged in the operation of the Yahoo! JAPAN portal; sale of Internet advertising; operation of e-commerce sites; provision of membership services; sale and marketing of data centers; provision of online automobile-related information; and operation of Internet affiliate system. The company also generates and sells electricity from renewable energy sources; provides payment processing, invoice collections, and computation services for businesses; distributes video, voice, and data content via media; operates IT information site ITmedia; provides solutions and services for online businesses; and operates online games and software downloads. In addition, it is involved in the ownership of professional baseball team; operation of baseball games; management and maintenance of baseball stadium and other sports facilities; and procurement of funds by issuing preferred securities. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

70,336 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/24/14
Founded in 1981

softbank corp (9984) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: ¥130.0M
Senior Executive Vice President, Representati...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥130.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

softbank corp (9984) Key Developments

Softbank May Make Acquisitions From ¥400 Billion Fixed-Income Offering

SoftBank Corp. (TSE:9984) announced a fixed-income offering in the amount of ¥400 billion. SoftBank is selling bonds to help finance future investment where targets could include an Internet, music or entertainment company. A spokeswoman for SoftBank declined to comment on any specific takeover targets.

Mydala Seeks To Raise $40 Million

Kinobeo Software (P) Ltd (Mydala) has held talks with heavyweight internet investors including DST Global and Investment AB Kinnevik (OM:KINV B) as it looks to raise $40 million of fresh funds to expand operations. Mydala is also said to be in discussions with SoftBank Corp. (TSE:9984) and Tiger Global Management LLC. While $30 million will be raised in fresh capital, secondary sale amounting to $10 million is planned by Mydala, sources who did not want to be named as the fund-raise is currently ongoing told Times Of India (TOI). Sources close to the development said Mydala is eyeing a valuation of $200 million. Equirus Capital has been mandated for the fund raise. Emailed queries sent by TOI to DST Global and Kinnevik did not elicit a response, reported Economic Times.

SoftBank Corp. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2015

SoftBank Corp. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of JPY 1,992,216 million compared to JPY 881,069 million a year ago. Operating income was JPY 337,632 million compared to JPY 400,121 million a year ago. Income before income tax was JPY 199,471 million compared to JPY 360,112 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 111,308 million compared to JPY 269,652 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was JPY 77,574 million compared to JPY 244,377 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were JPY 65.14 compared to JPY 204.80 a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities were JPY 104,784 million compared to JPY 2,243 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment, and intangible assets was JPY 321,263 million compared to JPY 182,252 million a year ago. Net sales increase from the three-month period ended June 30, 2013. This was mainly due to the consolidation of Sprint, Brightstar Corp., Supercell, and WILLCOM Inc. (currently Ymobile Corporation) in or after the three month period ended September 30, 2013. Excluding the one-time factor, there was a 35% increase in operating profit. The company projects net sales of JPY 8 trillion and operating income of JPY 1 trillion under IFRSs in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. The forecasted operating income of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 of JPY 1 trillion does not include any temporary gains.


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