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Issue of the 53rd Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond and the 54th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond

SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announces today that it has determined the following terms and conditions for the issuance of its 53rd unsecured straight corporate bond with inter-bond pari passu clause (also known as the “Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Bond”) and its 54th unsecured straight corporate bond with inter-bond pari passu clause (collectively, the “Bonds”).

The 53rd Unsecured Straight Corporate BondThe 54th Unsecured Straight Corporate Bond
1. Total amount of issueJPY 410 billionJPY 40 billion
2. Denomination per bondJPY 1 millionJPY 100 million
3. Coupon rate1.57% per annum1.569% per annum
4. Issue price100% of the principal amount
5. Redemption price100% of the principal amount
6. Term6 years6 years
7. Maturity dateJune 14, 2024June 12, 2024
8. RedemptionThe Bonds will be redeemed in full upon maturity. The Bonds may also be repurchased and redeemed at any time commencing from the first day following the closing date, subject to requirements of the book-entry transfer institution.
9. Coupon payment datesJune 20 and December 20 of each yearJune 12 and December 12 of each year
10. Offering periodJune 7, 2018 to June 19, 2018June 6, 2018
11. Closing dateJune 20, 2018June 12, 2018
12. Method of offeringOffering to the general public in Japan
13. MarketMainly retail investorsInstitutional investors
14. CollateralNo collateral is pledged and no assets are specifically reserved to secure the Bonds.
15. GuaranteeNone
16. CovenantsNegative pledge clause, clause for transformation from unsecured to secured status, and net worth maintenance clauseNegative pledge clause
17. Underwriters
  • Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
  • SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
  • SBI SECURITIES Co., Ltd.
  • Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Okasan Securities Co., Ltd.
  • IwaiCosmo Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Mito Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Nishi-Nippon City Tokai Tokyo Securities Co.,Ltd.
  • Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
  • Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
18. Contact for purchaseHead office and domestic branches of underwriters
19. TrusteeAozora Bank, Ltd.-
20. Fiscal agent-Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
21. Book-entry transfer institutionJapan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
22. RatingA-
(Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)
A-
(Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)
23. Use of proceedsAllocated to the redemption of bonds on June 20, 2018 and cash on hand that temporarily decreased due to the redemption of the foreign currency denominated notes on May 21, 2018.

This press release relates to offerings of Japanese Yen-denominated Bonds (the “Bonds”) that are intended to be directed into Japan and its residents thereof in accordance with the law, customary practices and documentation in Japan. This press release does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale in the United States. The Bonds have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an application exemption from the registration requirements under the Act.

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