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Softbank Corp to spend $4 bn to increase stake in Yahoo Japan to nearly 45%

The company forecast Wednesday that with the additional stake in Yahoo, its revenue will rise to 4.8 trillion yen ($43.6 billion) in this fiscal year

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Japanese telecoms company Corp. says it will spend 456.5 billion yen ($4 billion) to increase its stake in Japan to nearly 45 per cent.

The company forecast Wednesday that with the additional stake in Yahoo, its revenue will rise to 4.8 trillion yen ($43.6 billion) in this

Softbank, the Japanese mobile subsidiary of Group Corp., listed its shares in December in Japan's largest-ever initial public offering, at more than 2 trillion yen ($18 billion).

It how holds a 12 per cent stake in Japan, which will become a subsidiary of Corp. with the acquisition of a 36 per cent stake in the internet company held by its parent.

says it expects a 480 billion yen ($4.4 billion) net profit in the current

First Published: Wed, May 08 2019. 16:10 IST
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