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SoftBank said to seek loans from banks pitching for IPO of wireless unit

SoftBank Group Corp. has told potential underwriters seeking a large role in the blockbuster IPO of its Japanese wireless unit that they should offer to lend to other parts of the parent company’s empire


SoftBank weighs largest IPO ever for domestic wireless business

SoftBank Group Corp. is considering seeking a valuation of about $90 billion for its domestic wireless business in a planned initial public offering.


Deutsche Bank hires three for equity execution business in Japan

As Deutsche Bank AG sheds thousands of jobs worldwide, there’s at least one place where it’s still been hiring.


Nomura seeks dealmakers for $920m principal investment biz

Nomura unveiled plans last November to resume investing its own money in companies that have potential for revamping, with an emphasis on smaller firms whose aging owners are struggling with succession issues.


China approves Toshiba chip unit sale to Bain Capital

The sale of the semiconductor business will take place on June 1. The deal had already missed earlier deadlines for clearance as the companies waited on Chinese antitrust authorities to make a decision.


Former Goldman banker aims to spin Japanese startup VisasQ’s fortune via IPO

Hidetoshi Uriu, who joined VisasQ as its CFO in February, said the venture will consider an IPO “before too long.”


Daiwa Securities to name Manabu Takahashi as EU head

Daiwa has drawn up plans to locate about 30 staff in Frankfurt, after selecting the German city last year as the location for its operations in the EU.


Nomura’s resurgent M&A service tops ranking for the first time since 2011

Nomura beat Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to the No. 1 spot in 2017 in large part due to deals involving buyout firms.


Nomura CEO says open to acquisitions in bid to boost US presence

Nomura has for years tried to bolster its business in the U.S., but has struggled to take market share from bigger firms like Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Japan’s Kobe Steel to hire Mizuho as adviser on real estate unit sale

The company will hold the first round of bidding on Oct. 20 to sell more than two thirds of Shinko Real Estate Co.