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SoftBank, others aim to grab stake in chat app Slack: Bloomberg

Group ready to sink about $250 million in US company

A group of investors co-led by SoftBank Group is considering buying a stake worth some $250 million in U.S. chat app provider Slack Technologies, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Slack sells communication software used to connect company employees. 

SoftBank declined to comment on the matter.

Bloomberg in June also reported that Amazon.com and other tech giants are interested in acquiring the chat app provider.

(Nikkei)

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