SoftBank Vision Fund said to raise $3b loan with Goldman, Mizuho

The Vision Fund's $100 million backing for Biofourmis, a U.S. startup that tracks health data using wearable devices, highlights its new focus on early-stage investments. (Photo courtesy of Biofourmis)

SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund raised a $3 billion loan from banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to help bridge funding gaps in deals, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

Goldman Sachs along with Mizuho Financial Group Inc. led the so-called capital call facility, said the people, asking not to be identified because the information is private. Citigroup Inc., Samba Financial Group and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. were also among banks that participated, they said.

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