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Results of Tender Offer by SoftBank Corp. for Shares of Yahoo Japan Corporation (Securities Code: 4689)


SoftBank Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”), implemented a tender offer to acquire the common shares of Yahoo Japan Corporation, a subsidiary of the Company, from July 11, 2018 (the “Tender Offer”) as announced on July 10, 2018 (“Commencement of Tender Offer by SoftBank Corp. for Shares of Yahoo Japan Corporation and Acquisition by Yahoo Japan Corporation of its Own Shares by way of Self-Tender Offer”) and completed the Tender Offer as of August 8, 2018. SBG announces the results of the Tender Offer as per the attached.

The materials provided herein also serve as an announcement to be made pursuant to Article 30, Paragraph 1, Item 4 of the Order for Enforcement of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, based on the request made by SoftBank Corp. (the “Tender Offeror”) to SoftBank Group Corp. (parent company of the Tender Offeror).

Unless otherwise specified, all procedures relating to the Tender Offer shall be conducted entirely in Japanese. While some or all of the documentation relating to the Tender Offer will be prepared in English, if there is any inconsistency between the English documentation and the Japanese documentation, the Japanese documentation will prevail.
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” as defined in Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (as amended) and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Known or unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could cause actual results to differ substantially from the projections and other matters expressly or impliedly set forth herein as “forward-looking statements.” None of the Tender Offeror, SoftBank Group Corp, or any of their affiliates assures that such express or implied projections set forth herein as “forward-looking statements” will eventually prove to be correct. The “forward-looking statements” contained in this press release have been prepared based on the information held by the Tender Offeror and SoftBank Group Corp., as of the date hereof and, unless otherwise required under applicable laws and regulations, none of the Tender Offeror, SoftBank Group Corp., or any of their affiliates assumes any obligation to update or revise this press release to reflect any future events or circumstances.

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