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SoftBank's Vision Fund buys into operator of Chinese video app TikTok

Japanese group declines to comment on amount and timing of investment

SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son (Photo by Shinya Sawai) 

TOKYO -- The $100 billion fund managed by SoftBank Group has invested in the operator of China's video sharing app TikTok, Nikkei learned on Tuesday.

The Chinese operator Bytedance drew investment from the group's Vision Fund at an unspecified date.

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