SOFTBANK Major US mobile phone company sells shares up to JPY 2 trillion, June 24, 15:46

The SoftBank Group has announced that it will sell up to approximately 2.1 trillion yen in shares of a major mobile phone company in the United States, which it decided to improve its financial position.

The SoftBank Group has decided to sell its stake in T-Mobile US, a major US mobile phone operator, which holds approximately 24%, in order to improve financial conditions.

According to the announcement, about two-thirds of them, up to 198 million shares, will be sold to T-mobile, and the sale price will be up to $20.1 billion, and the Japanese yen will reach about 2.1 trillion yen. is.

The sale is expected to end on the 26th of this month, and T-Mobile plans to resell it to other investors in the future.

Also, with regard to the remaining shares, it is decided that most of the remaining shares will be acquired by Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile, and if all the transactions are carried out, SoftBank Group will release most of the shares of T-Mobile. It will be.

SOFTBANK Group's investee's corporate value declined, resulting in a huge operating deficit of more than 1.3 trillion yen last year, and sell up to 4.5 trillion yen worth of assets for financial improvement It is a policy.

And the sale of this T-Mobile Ltd., combined with such asset sales so far, is expected to be about 3 trillion 600 billion yen, it will be given a certain prospect on the forehead of schedule.