SoftBank (9984/SFTBY)

For this edition of ValueTeddy’s Write-ups, we are taking a look at what is probably one of the more complicated business I have come across. It is SoftBank, which has become a tech giant under the visionary leadership of Masayoshi Son. SoftBank trades on the Tokyo stock exchange under ticker 9984, and there are ADRs in the US on the OTC markets under ticker SFTBY. Masa founded SoftBank in 1981, and has been its CEO ever since. Currently he is probably most famous for having a 300 year time horizon, investing very heavily in future technology such as AI, telecom, e-commerce, and semiconductors.

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