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SoftBank Group Corp.

Business Summary

SoftBank Group Corp. operates as a holding company which engages in the management of its group companies. It operates through the following segments: SoftBank Vision Fund, SoftBank, Arm, Brightstar, and Others. The SoftBank Vision Fund segment engages in the investment business. The SoftBank segment provides mobile communication, broadband, and telecom services in Japan. The Arm segment designs microprocessors and develops software technologies. The Brightstar segment engages in the distribution of mobile devices overseas. The Others segment includes the smartphone payments business, alternative investment business, fund business in Latin America and the operation of baseball teams. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2023 JPYUSD
Gross Profit3,328.04B24,558.03M
Operating income380,079M2,804.64M
Income before tax-372,450M-2,748.35M
Net income-1,006.25B-7,425.29M
Diluted EPS-652.36-4.81
Dividends Per Share440.32
Total Assets43,936.36B330,125.24M
Total liabilities33,701.20B253,221.19M
Total equity8,615.79B64,736.60M
Operating cash flow669,475M4,940.13M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 6,093.54B 3,828.78B 11,920.19B 6,221.53B 6,570.43B
Gross Profit 2,526.36B 1,244.51B 9,166.95B 3,265.57B 3,328.04B
Operating income 659,691M -918,515M 6,887.92B 713,852M 380,079M
Income before tax 1,682.67B -573,977M 5,054.02B -1,282.68B -372,450M
Net income 1,370.74B -1,106.79B 4,246.48B -1,740.73B -1,006.25B
EBITDA 2,353.87B -93,940M 7,734.85B 1,566.27B 1,273.56B
Diluted EPS 628.26 -478.50 2,437.29 -1,018.57 -652.36
Dividends Per Share 22 44 44 44 44
Total Assets 36,096.47B 37,257.29B 45,750.45B 47,544.67B 43,936.36B
Total liabilities 27,584.14B 30,381.25B 34,291.73B 36,333.78B 33,701.20B
Total equity 7,124.60B 5,416.73B 9,716.21B 9,478.79B 8,615.79B
Operating cash flow 1,140.12B 1,086.80B 522,998M 511,438M 669,475M
 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 54,948.97M 35,215.06M 112,393.75M 55,365.18M 48,484.07M
Gross Profit 22,781.64M 11,446.33M 86,433.87M 29,060.21M 24,558.03M
Operating income 5,948.80M -8,447.99M 64,945.22M 6,352.54M 2,804.64M
Income before tax 15,173.61M -5,279.12M 47,653.65M -11,414.58M -2,748.35M
Net income 12,360.81M -10,179.65M 40,039.47M -15,490.75M -7,425.29M
EBITDA 21,226.25M -864.00M 72,930.82M 13,938.22M 9,397.80M
Diluted EPS 5.66 -4.40 22.98 -9.06 -4.81
Dividends Per Share 0.19 0.40 0.41 0.39 0.32
Total Assets 326,118.97M 345,118.71M 414,031.26M 391,717.17M 330,125.24M
Total liabilities 249,213.08M 281,425.13M 310,332.46M 299,351.47M 253,221.19M
Total equity 64,368.30M 50,175.87M 87,929.56M 78,095.14M 64,736.60M
Operating cash flow 10,281.17M 9,995.86M 4,931.27M 4,551.26M 4,940.13M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2023
Operating margin5.78%
Profit margin-15.31%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Executive President: Masayoshi Son
  • Managing Director: Andreas Hansson
  • CFO, Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer: Yoshimitsu Goto
  • Chief Legal Officer & Group Compliance Officer: Tim Mackey
  • Corporate Officer: Ren Tanaka


  • SON MASAYOSHI (34.0%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (6.5%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.3%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (3.0%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (3.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.4%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (0.9%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. (0.6%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Tokyo Port City Takeshiba Ofc Tower, 1--7-1 Kaigan, Tokyo, 105-7537, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6889.2000

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Last Updated on 30 May, 2023

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