SoftBank’s Arm Rebuffs London by Choosing U.S. Listing

Arm, the chip designer owned by Japan’s SoftBank, said on Friday it would pursue a U.S.-only listing this year, dashing the British government’s hopes that the tech giant would return to the London stock market. The company did not completely rule out an eventual London listing, saying it intended to consider a subsequent IPO there […]

SoftBank Looks to Form a 'Strategic Alliance' Between Arm and Samsung

SoftBank Group Corp founder and CEO Masayoshi Son said on Thursday he plans to meet with Samsung Electronics to discuss a potential “strategic alliance” between the South Korean tech giant and chip designer Arm. The billionaire will make his first visit to Seoul in three years. “I’d like to talk with Samsung about a strategic […]

SoftBank's Choice of New York for Arm Listing Deals a Blow to London

SoftBank’s decision to list British chip designer Arm is good news for New York, bad news for London and the best option left for the Japanese group after the collapse of its blockbuster sale to Nvidia. Arm, whose technology underpins the global smartphone industry, is most likely to float on the Nasdaq, SoftBank’s CEO said, […]