Softbank: SoftBank Group sells Uber shares worth $2 billion

TOKYO: Japan’s SoftBank Group has bought $2 billion-worth of shares in Uber, in accordance with a doc launched Monday, because it took benefit of a surge within the US ride-hailing big’s worth.

An affiliate of SoftBank’s Imaginative and prescient Fund bought 38 million shares for $53.46 apiece, in accordance with a US inventory submitting on Uber’s web site, although it nonetheless stays the agency’s primary shareholder, with a ten p.c stake worth about $10 billion.

The Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has invested closely in ride-hailing platforms worldwide in recent times, from California-based Uber to Didi Chuxing in China, Singapore’s Seize and India’s Ola.

It is choice to purchase closely into Uber appeared to have backfired when its worth plunged following a disappointing 2019 preliminary public providing, earlier than being slammed by the influence of coronavirus lockdowns devastated demand for employed transport.

By the top of March, Uber’s share worth had fallen beneath $15, from $42 on its first day of buying and selling in Could 2019.

However the outlook has brightened significantly for such platforms as demand for meals supply booms with folks nonetheless caught at residence, and the US agency’s share worth has soared.

SoftBank Group’s shares rose 0.8 p.c to eight,050 yen in Tokyo morning commerce.

/* User Identification Code Start */
var _tiluuid = localStorage.getItem(‘_tiluuid’);
if (_tiluuid === null) {
function receiveMessage(evt) {
if (evt.origin === ‘https://tilanalytics.timesinternet.in’) {
_tiluuid = evt.data;
localStorage.setItem(‘_tiluuid’, _tiluuid);
}
}
window.addEventListener(‘message’, receiveMessage, false);
document.getElementById(“_tiluuid_frame”).src=”https://tilanalytics.timesinternet.in/frame_v3.min.html”;
}
/* User Identification Code End */

var urlParams = window.URLSearchParams && new URLSearchParams(window.location.search),
optParam = urlParams.get && urlParams.get(‘opt’);

var objSec = {template: ‘articleshow_main’, msid:’80228322′, secNames: [‘markets’,’stocks’,’news’],secIds:[‘2147477890′,’1977021501′,’2146842′,’2146843’]};

var tmplName = tpName=”articleshow_main”,lang = ”,nav_sec1,newHookId,subsec1_value,subsec1_common = ‘1977021501’,newHookId2,subsec2_value,subsec2_common = ‘2146842’;
var objVc = {version_on:’20210112122546′,js_newyearsale:’3′,js_etsubscription:’1′,js_comments:’111′,js_googleslock:’782′,js_googlelogin:’54’,js_common_buydirect:’749′,js_bookmark:’18’,js_login:’45’,js_datepicker:’2′,js_electionsmn:’22’,js_push:’54’,css_buydirect:’14’,js_tradenow:’15’,js_commonall:’130′,lib_login:’https://jssocdn.indiatimes.com/crosswalk/jsso_crosswalk_legacy_0.5.9.min.js’,live_tv:'{“onoff_flag”: 0, “auto_open”: 0, “play_check_hour”: 12, “default_tv”: “0”}’,global_cube:’0′,global_cube_wap:’0′,global_cube_faces:’2′,global_cube_fullad:’0′,global_cube_landingon:’sensex’,global_cube_wap_url:’https://m.economictimes.com/iframe_cube.cms’,site_sync:’0′,adx:’1′,amazon_bidding:’1′,fan_ads:’0′,trackAdCode:’0′,ajaxError:’1′,oauth:’oauth’,planPage:”https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/plans.cms”,planPageTest:’https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/plans.cms’,subscriptions:’subscriptions’,krypton:’kryptonp’,apw:’apw’,nlSubscribe:’etsub3′};
if(window.location.host == ‘economictimes-pp.indiatimes.com’) {
objVc.oauth=”oauth-pp”;
objVc.krypton = ‘krypton-pp’;
objVc.subscriptions=”subscriptions-pp”;
objVc.apw = ‘apw-pp’;
}
var objDim = {d52:’nature_of_content’,d96:’continuous_paywall_hits’,d95:’monthly_article_count’,d10:’user_login_status_hit’,d54:’content_shelf_life’,d98:’daily_paid_article_count’,d53:’content_target_audience’,d97:’monthly_paid_article_count’,d12:’tags_meta_keyword’,d56:’degree_of_conten’,d11:’content_theme_the_primary_tag’,d55:’content_tone’,d14:’special_coverage’,d58:’et_product_item’,d13:’article_publish_time’,d16:’video_embed’,d15:’audio_embed’,d59:’show_paywall_final’,d61:’paywall_probability’,d60:’paywall_score’,d63:’paid_articles_read’,d62:’eligibility_paywall_rule’,d65:’bureau_articles_read’,d20:’platform’,d64:’free_articles_read’,d23:’author_id’,d67:’loyalty’,d66:’article_length’,d25:’page_template’,d24:’syft_initiate_page’,d68:’paywall_hits’,d27:’site_sub_section’,d26:’site_section’,d29:’section_id’,d28:’prime_deal_code’,d70:’us_election_2020′,d72:’paywall_experiment’,d71:’plan_group_id’,d32:’prime_article_read_before_syft’,d75:’watchlist_active_status’,d34:’content_age’,d33:’prime_article_read_before_success’,d36:’sign_in_initiation_position’,d35:’subscription_method_hit’,d37:’user_subscription_status’,d1:’et_product’,d2:’blocker_type’,d3:’user_login_status_hit’,d4:’agency’,d5:’author_name’,d6:’cms_content_publishing_type’,d7:’content_personalisation_level’,d8:’article_publish_date’,d9:’sub_section_name’,d40:’freeread’,d45:’prime_hp_ui_template’,d47:’prime_hp_ui_content_b_color’,d46:’prime_hp_ui_content_size’,d49:’syft_initiate_position’,d48:’content_msid’,d92:’last_click_source’,d50:’signin_initiate_page’,d94:’daily_article_count’,d93:’internal_source’};var serverTime=”01.12.2021 12:22:26″;var WRInitTime=(new Date()).getTime();
(function () {if (self !== top) {var e = function (s) {return document.getElementsByTagName(s)}; e(“head”)[0].innerHTML = ‘*{display:none;}’; setTimeout(function () {e(“body”)[0].innerHTML = ”; var hEle = e(“html”)[0]; hEle.innerHTML = ‘economictimes.indiatimes.com’; hEle.className=””; top.location = self.location; }, 0);}})();

_log = window.console && console.log ? console.log : function () {};
if(window.localStorage && localStorage.getItem(‘temp_geolocation’)) {
var geolocation = localStorage.getItem(‘temp_geolocation’);
}
// Creating Elements for IE : HTML 5 and cross domain checks
(function () { var elem = [“article”, “aside”, “figure”, “footer”, “figcaption”, “header”, “nav”, “section”, “time”];
for(var i=0; i -1) { window[disableStr + ‘-‘ + gaProperty] = true; }

ga(‘set’, ‘anonymizeIp’, true);
ga(‘create’, gaProperty, ‘auto’, {‘allowLinker’: true});
ga(‘require’, ‘linker’);
ga(‘linker:autoLink’, [‘economictimes.com’]);
ga(‘require’, ‘displayfeatures’);
window.optimizely = window.optimizely || [];
window.optimizely.push(“activateUniversalAnalytics”);
ga(‘require’, ‘GTM-WV452H7’);
customDimension.dimension1 = “ET Free”;
customDimension.dimension4 = “AFP”;

customDimension.dimension6 = “Native – 80228322”;
customDimension.dimension8 = “Jan 12, 2021”;
customDimension.dimension9 = “Stocks”;

customDimension.dimension12 = “Softbank,Uber,ola,SoftBank Group,softbank vision fund”;
customDimension.dimension13 = “12:22 PM IST”;

customDimension.dimension15 = “No”;
customDimension.dimension16 = “No”;

(function () {
var a = window.localStorage && localStorage.getItem(‘et_syftCounter’) || ”;
a = a && JSON.parse(a) || {};
if(a.beforeSyft && customDimension) {
customDimension.dimension32 = a.beforeSyft;
}
if(a.afterSyft) {
customDimension.dimension33 = a.afterSyft;
}
})()

var contentAge=”0.0025810185185185185″;
if(contentAge) {
customDimension.dimension34 = contentAge > 2 ? ‘>48hs’:'<48hrs';
}

if(customDimension){
customDimension.dimension25 = "articleshow_main";
customDimension.dimension26 = "Markets";
customDimension.dimension27 = "Markets/Stocks/News/";
customDimension.dimension29 = "1977021501";
customDimension.dimension48 = "80228322";
customDimension.dimension57 = _tiluuid;

}
ga('send', 'pageview', customDimension);

var newHookId ='1977021501';
var newHookId2 = '2146842';

if(newHookId == '1715249553' && newHookId2 == '1052732854'){
newHookId = '1052732854'; // politicsnation
}else if(newHookId == '1715249553' && newHookId2 == '1373380680'){
newHookId = '1373380680'; // Economy
}

var subsec1_value="1977021501", subsec1_2value="2146842";

if(subsec1_value == '1715249553' && subsec1_2value == '1052732854'){
subsec1_value="1052732854"; // politicsnation
}else if(subsec1_value == '1715249553' && subsec1_2value == '1373380680'){
subsec1_value="1373380680"; // Economy
}

(function (g, r, o, w, t, h, rx) {
g[t] = g[t] || function () , g[t].l = 1 * new Date();
g[t] = g[t] || {}, h = r.createElement(o), rx = r.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];
h.async = 1;h.src = w;rx.parentNode.insertBefore(h, rx)
})(window, document, 'script', 'https://static.growthrx.in/js/v2/web-sdk.js', 'grx');
grx('init', 'gf999c70d');
var grxDimension = {url: window.location.href, title : document.title, referral_url : document.referrer};

if(window.customDimension && window.objDim) {
for(key in customDimension) {
var dimId = 'd' + key.substr(9, key.length);
if(objDim[dimId] && customDimension[key]) { grxDimension[objDim[dimId]] = customDimension[key]; }
}
}

var subsStatus="Free User";
var jData = JSON.parse(localStorage.getItem('jStorage'));
function getCookie(n) {var ne = n + "=", ca = document.cookie.split(';');for (var i=0;i -1) {
subsStatus=”Expired User”;
} else if (grx_userPermission.indexOf(“subscribed”) > -1 && grx_userPermission.indexOf(“cancelled_subscription”) > -1 && grx_userPermission.indexOf(“can_buy_subscription”) > -1) {
subsStatus=”Paid User – In Trial”;
} else if(grx_userPermission.indexOf(“subscribed”) > -1) {
subsStatus=”Paid User”;
} else if(grx_userPermission.indexOf(“etadfree_subscribed”) > -1) {
subsStatus=”Ad Free User”;
}
} catch (e) {}
} else {
grxDimension[objDim[‘d3’]] = ‘NONLOGGEDIN’;
}
grxDimension[objDim[‘d37’]] = subsStatus;
try {
if(window.localStorage && localStorage.getItem) {
var jString = localStorage.getItem(“jStorage”);
if(jString) {
var objJstorage = JSON.parse(jString), objProf = objJstorage[‘et_subscription_profile’];
for (var attrname in objProf) { grxDimension[attrname] = objProf[attrname]; }
}
}
}catch(e) {
console.log(‘Error profile Dimension’);
}
})()

grx(‘track’, ‘page_view’, grxDimension);

if(geolocation && geolocation != 5 && (typeof skip == ‘undefined’ || typeof skip.fbevents == ‘undefined’)) {
!function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s)
{if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod?
n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)};
if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′;
n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0;
t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0];
s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)}(window, document,’script’,
‘https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js’);
fbq(‘init’, ‘338698809636220’);
fbq(‘track’, ‘PageView’);
}

var _comscore = _comscore || [];
_comscore.push({ c1: “2”, c2: “6036484”});

if(geolocation && geolocation != 5) {
(function() {
var s = document.createElement(‘script’), el = document.getElementsByTagName(“script”)[0]; s.async = true;
s.src = (document.location.protocol == “https:” ? “https://sb” : “http://b”) + “.scorecardresearch.com/beacon.js”;
el.parentNode.insertBefore(s, el);
})();
}

if(geolocation && geolocation != 5) {
(function() {
function pingIbeat() {
window._pg_endpt=(new Date()).getTime();
var e = document.createElement(‘script’);
e.setAttribute(‘language’, ‘javascript’);
e.setAttribute(‘type’, ‘text/javascript’);
e.setAttribute(‘src’, “https://agi-static.indiatimes.com/cms-common/ibeat.min.js”);
document.head.appendChild(e);
}
if(typeof window.addEventListener == ‘function’) {
window.addEventListener(“load”, pingIbeat, false);
} else {
var oldonload = window.onload;
window.onload = (typeof window.onload != ‘function’) ?
pingIbeat : function() { oldonload(); pingIbeat(); };
}
})();
}

}

Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *