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SoftBank Vision Fund chief Misra steps back as he sets up own fund

Masayoshi Son to assume direct leadership of group's second tech fund

Rajeev Misra has been a close associate of SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son.   © Reuters

TOKYO/LONDON -- Rajeev Misra, the CEO of SoftBank Group's Vision Fund, is stepping back from his role as he establishes his own investment fund.

The move was announced internally at the group on Thursday, two people familiar with the matter said.

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