Uber Technologies approved SoftBank Group’s offer to buy a multibillion-dollar stake in the ride-hailing company, setting the stage for one of the largest private start-up deals ever. The agreement lets SoftBank and other firms invest up to $1 billion in Uber and proceed with a tender offer in coming weeks to buy up to $9 billion in shares from existing investors. The deal could still fall through if there aren’t enough interested sellers. The deal also includes Uber governance changes. “We’ve entered into an agreement with a consortium ...
SoftBank hops on to Uber with mega deal
The deal could still fall through if there aren't enough interested sellers
Eric Newcomer | Bloomberg Last Updated at November 14, 2017 01:32 IST