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Failed Sprint deal revives worries over SoftBank's finances

Investors look for hint of more borrowing for improvements, acquisitions

The market wants to hear from SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son on his vision for Sprint.

TOKYO -- With Sprint abandoning the acquisition of an industry peer, investors are now eager to hear from SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son how he plans to chart a path forward for the U.S. wireless carrier.

Of their particular concern is whether his plan involves piling on to the Japanese parent's already sizable debt load, totaling nearly 15 trillion yen ($131 billion).

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