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SoftBank to self-finance Vision Fund to cut big investor payouts

Lack of investors for second fund surprisingly helped Japanese group

Masayoshi Son's new vision for the Vision Funds is self-reliance.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- SoftBank Group is making a quick U-turn on how it finances its tech-focused Vision Funds, opting to tap its own resources instead of seeking outside investors who take a hefty share of investment earnings.

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