Press Releases 2017

Dividend Payout (Interim Dividend)

October 27, 2017
SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announces that today its Board of Directors resolved the distribution of interim dividend from surplus with a record date of September 30, 2017 as follows. The amount of dividend per share is in line with the forecast of dividend announced in the consolidated financial report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, which was disclosed on May 10, 2017.

1. Details of Dividend

Dividend Resolved to be Distributed Latest Dividend Forecast
(announced on May 10, 2017)
Reference: Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ended March 2017
Interim Year-end
Record date September 30, 2017 Same as on the left September 30, 2016 March 31, 2017
Dividend per share JPY 22.00 Same as on the left JPY 22.00 JPY 22.00
Total cash dividend JPY 23,969 million - JPY 23,957 million JPY 23,964 million
Payable date December 11, 2017 - December 12, 2016 June 22, 2017
Dividend resource Retained earnings - Retained earnings
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    The amount of cash dividend are rounded off to the nearest million yen.

2. Breakdown of Annual Dividend

Cash Dividend per Share
Record date Interim Year-end Total
Fiscal year ending March 2018 (forecast) - JPY 22.00 JPY 44.00
Fiscal year ending March 2018 JPY 22.00 - -
Fiscal year ended March 2017 JPY 22.00 JPY 22.00 JPY 44.00
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