Press Releases 2016

Commencement of Tender Offer by a Subsidiary
(Yahoo Japan Corporation)

June 9, 2016
SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announces that on June 9, 2016 its subsidiary Yahoo Japan Corporation (TSE first section: 4689, “Yahoo Japan”) has resolved to acquire the common shares of eBOOK Initiative Japan Co., Ltd. (TSE first section: 3658) through a tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (Act No. 25 of 1948; as amended), as set out in the attached.

The impact of the Tender Offer on SBG's consolidated financial results will be minor.

Outline of Yahoo Japan

Address 9-7-1, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Name and title of the representative Manabu Miyasaka
President and CEO
Nature of business
  • Internet advertising business
  • e-commerce business
  • Membership services business
  • Other businesses
Share capital JPY 8,358 million (as of March 31, 2016)
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