SoftBank $4.4 billion investment in WeWork

24/8/2017
Financial investment

$ 4.4 billion

Announced

24/8/2017


Overview:

  • SoftBank has invested $4.4 billion in US company WeWork.
  • $3 billion will be invested directly into WeWork, via primary and secondary shares, and $1.4 billion will be invested into three subsidiaries: WeWork China, WeWork Japan and WeWork Pacific. 
  • WeWork is an office-sharing company.
  • The investment will allow for the group's global expansion.
  • The funding comes from SoftBank's $93 billion tech-focused Vision Fund.
  • It follows an earlier investment of $300 million.

Katrin Kostadinova - Data analyst

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