The changing fortunes of a co-working firm lead the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of Asia real estate headlines today with the news that Softbank has slashed its valuation of its once-prized investment to $2.9 billion from $47 billion last year.
Masayoshi Son’s Softbank leads Mingtiandi’s collection of real estate stories today as the Japanese tech investment firm announces that it expects to record a $6.6 billion loss on its gamble on ill-fated co-working provider WeWork.
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A cancelled share sale leads Mingtiandi’s roundup of Asia real estate headlines today with the news that WeWork’s former boss is poised to sue Softbank for cutting the strings on his golden parachute.
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A luxury hotel deal leads the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of Asia real estate headlines today as the South Korean buyer is said to have asked for some more time to complete the $5.8 billion acquisition, as financing dries up… Read More>>
Softbank has withdrawn its proposal to buy $3 billion in WeWork shares, following through on a letter to investors sent last month threatening a U-turn on the deal which gave it control of the troubled co-working pioneer.
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A US co-working giant leads the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of Asia real estate headlines today with the news that Softbank’s biggest bet has shelved plans to open at least three new locations in Hong Kong.
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Softbank has reportedly pulled back from buying $3 billion in WeWork shares from existing shareholders, citing legal investigations of the company’s management and a possible restructuring of the co-working giant’s China business.
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Oyo Hotels has cut its China staff by more than 72 percent since late 2019, according to a local news report last week, as the Softbank-backed company struggles to reach profitability less than one year after declaring itself the world’s… Read More>>
A Chinese property listings portal leads the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of Asia real estate headlines today with news that Tencent and Hillhouse joined a $2.4 billion funding round led by a $500 million commitment from Softbank.
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Softbank has invested $1.5 billion into a pair of Chinese property startups, as the Japanese venture capital firm takes a gamble on the mainland housing market.
In deals which closed in November last year, Softbank invested $1 billion into apartment… Read More>>