SoftBank’s Son chases boyhood dreams with $100b fund


With the Vision Fund, Son vows to become the biggest investor in tech.

Blackstone, Saudi public fund plan $40b infra investment vehicle

Fund to invest mainly in US infra projects.

QIC consortium to buy Australian Icon Group for $746m

Icon is owned by Australian buyout firm Quadrant Private Equity Pty.

SoftBank looks to beef up team with technology experts

To help make game-changing tech investments.

Softbank-Saudi tech fund raises $93b in its first close

The world’s largest private equity fund, backed by Japan’s Softbank Group and Saudi Arabia’s main sovereign wealth fund, said on Saturday it had raised over $93 billion to invest in technology sectors such as artificial intelligence and robotics. “The next stage of the Information Revolution is under way, and building… Read more »

SK Hynix to bid for Toshiba chip business as part of a consortium

SK Hynix could be part of a consortium led by Bain Capital LP,

SoftBank boss follows Trump to Saudi to launch $100b fund

The launch of $100b Vision Fund is likely to coincide with Trump’s Saudi visit.

Broadcom, KKR said to emerge as leading bidders for Toshiba unit

Broadcom, based in San Jose, California, is offering about 2.2 trillion yen ($20 billion) .

Japan’s Candee acquires Apollo Productions for undisclosed sum

Acquisition to enhance Candee’s content creation abilities,

Global VCs hunt for a food delivery business that’s sustainable

They bet high on meal delivery investing $4.1b in 2015