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

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

Address9-7-1, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Name and title of the representativeManabu Miyasaka
President and CEO
Nature of business
  • Internet advertising business
  • e-commerce business
  • Membership services business
  • Other businesses
Share capitalJPY 8,358 million (as of March 31, 2016)
  • Releases, announcements, presentations and other information available from this page and elsewhere on this website were prepared based on information available and views held at the time of preparation and speak only as of the respective dates on which they are filed or used by SoftBank Group Corp. or the applicable group company, as the case may be. Such information is subject to change and may become out-of-date. Such information may also contain forward-looking statements which are by their nature subject to various risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Please read legal notices in its entirety prior to viewing any information available on this website.

  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • LINE