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Dan Primack / Axios:
SoftBank reports Vision Fund has secured $97.7B in commitments through end of Sept., up from ~$93B in May, has deployed $18.4B, will increase holdings in Sprint   —  Japan's SoftBank Group today released its latest quarterly earnings, which included a note that its tech-focused Vision Fund …
Nov 6, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Nikkei:
Source: SoftBank calling off talks to merge Sprint and T-Mobile; Sprint stock drops 8%+   —  Clash over control of combined American carrier sinks long-sought deal  —  TOKYO — SoftBank Group plans to break off negotiations on a merger between subsidiary Sprint and T-Mobile US amid a failure …
Oct 30, 2017, 1:12 PMIn context
David Faber / CNBC:
Sources: T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a stock-for-stock merger in which T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom would emerge as the majority owner   —  - T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, according to people close to the situation.
Sep 19, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: SoundCloud to sell stakes to Raine Group, a boutique bank, and Temasek, Singapore's state investment firm, by end of this week   —  SoundCloud Ltd. is close to selling stakes to the Raine Group and Temasek Holdings, deals that would help stabilize the owner of the popular music-streaming service …
Aug 1, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context
Alex Sherman / Bloomberg:
Source: Charter Communications rebuffs SoftBank's proposal for merger with Sprint   —  Charter Communications Inc. isn't interested in a merger with Masayoshi Son's Sprint Corp. following a published report that the Japanese billionaire was seeking such a deal, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Jul 28, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SoftBank proposes to merge Sprint with Charter Communications, creating a new publicly traded entity to be controlled by SoftBank   —  Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son seeks to create media and communications giant controlled by SoftBank, sources say  —  Sprint Corp. S .24% has proposed …
Jul 28, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Sources: SoftBank is considering renewing T-Mobile US merger talks in April, may cede control of Sprint   —  Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is prepared to give up control of Sprint Corp to Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile US Inc to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless carriers, according to people familiar with the matter.
Feb 17, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Music Business Worldwide:
Sources: Sprint's 33% stake in TIDAL cost $200M, valuing TIDAL at $600M   —  Well, well, well.  —  Less than a day after MBW ruminated on whether TIDAL would be able to secure some outside help with its funding - and survive without it - a major development has been confirmed.
Jan 23, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
SoftBank CEO meets with Trump, says firm will invest $50B, create 50K jobs in US; source says money to come from SoftBank's previously announced $100B tech fund   —  President-elect says investment will create 50,000 jobs  —  Son was thwarted in attempts to merge Sprint with T-Mobile
Dec 6, 2016, 8:45 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Sprint owner SoftBank says it'll invest $50B in US and create 50K new jobs over next four years, as SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son meets with Trump   —  SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son made a surprise appearance at Trump Tower today where he appears to have worked out a deal with the president-elect …
Dec 6, 2016, 3:50 PMIn context

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