Tech What is Softbank? Add to ... Reuters Published Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 6:54AM EDT Last updated Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 6:54AM EDT The facts and figures behind Softbank, the Japanese company that's making a $12.8-billion (U.S.) bid for Sprint Nextel. Watch More Video: Who has the best deals on high rate savings accounts? Monte Paschi rescue at risk after Renzi referendum Smartwatch sales struggle Pipeline denial murky for industry Hong Kong connects to China's booming tech sector Trump's Twitter outburst makes investors nervous Markets shrug off Renzi defeat Starbucks' CEO transition unlikely to disrupt growth US Army refuses North Dakota pipeline permit U.S. jobless rate hits nine-year low McDonald's near deal to sell China stores Tips for smart charitable giving New British bank notes falls foul of vegetarians Bumper November for global factories but... OPEC deal a win-win? Trump to leave his business OPEC agrees to cut production Surging wealth gap haunts Hong Kong Inside the market: Trump's impact on Canadian investors Oil jumps on OPEC cut hopes Comments Share via email Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on LinkedIn Print More Related to this Story Streetwise Streetwise Video: How are Canadian homes valued? Media Video: Are you ready for Lockout Night In Canada?