Final week, SoftBank Group Corp. — Masayoshi Son’s holding firm for his quickly increasing assortment of companies — reported its fiscal 12 months financials. There have been some main headlines that got here out of the information, together with that the corporate’s Imaginative and prescient Fund seems to be doing fairly properly and that SoftBank intends to extend its stake in Yahoo Japan.
Now that the mud has settled a bit, I wished to dive into all 80 pages of the total monetary outcomes to see what else we will be taught concerning the conglomerate’s technique and future.
The Imaginative and prescient Fund is simply dominating the financials
We speak incessantly concerning the Imaginative and prescient Fund right here at TechCrunch, principally as a result of the fund appears to be investing in each startup that generates income and walks up and down Sand Hill on the lookout for capital. Over the last fiscal 12 months ending March 31st, the fund added 36 new investments and reached 69 lively holdings. The whole invested capital was a staggering $60.1 billion.