SoftBank readies bond issue of JPY 300 bln - report

Tuesday 29 April 2014 | 15:25 CET | News
Japanese  operator SoftBank is preparing to issue a bond for a total JPY 300 billion to Japanese retail investors, Reuters reports citing sources familiar with the matter. According to the report, the final decision on the issue is expected for 1 May. The obtained funds will be used to repay loans for US mobile operator Sprint, which was acquired by SoftBank in 2013.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Softbank / Sprint
Countries: Japan
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