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SoftBank to pour fresh $3bn into office-share leader WeWork

Joint venture will tap into Japan's shared workspace market

WeWork's New York office. The startup is ready to make a push into Asia.

NEW YORK -- American office-sharing company WeWork said on Thursday that Japan's SoftBank Group will invest an additional $3 billion in the privately held company.

SoftBank Vice Chairman Ronald Fisher and External Director Mark Schwartz will join WeWork's board.

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