Softbank Vision Fund

24/5/2017
Fund formation

$ 93 billion

Completed

24/5/2017


Overview:

  • SoftBank has launched its $100 billion Vision Fund.
  • The Vision Fund has closed with an initial commitment of $93 billion.
  • Investors include - Apple, Qualcomm, Mubadala Investment Company, Saudi Arabia's PID fund, Foxconn and Sharp.
  • The fund will invest in $100 million or above deals.
  • The fund has already been active with examples being Didi Chuxing $35 billion acquisition of Uber's China assetsSoftBank £389 million investment in Improbable and others.
  • The announcement of the fund was coordinated alongside US President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East, where two of the Vision Fund’s key backers are located.

Katrin Kostadinova - Data analyst

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