Uber sell a fifth of itself to Japanese

Current capitalization of the company valued at $48 billion


Japanese telecommunications Corporation SoftBank will buy about 20% of the American company Uber from a group of investors and employees of the service of online taxi.

On Thursday the newspaper reported The Wall Street Journal, reports TASS.

Representatives of SoftBank Group, won the tender for the right to purchase securities Uber, which belong to a group of investors and employees of the American company.

Current capitalization Uber valued at $48 billion compared with the recent calculations of the market (about $70 billion). “SoftBank will buy a share of the American company at a discount of almost 30%,” – said in The Wall Street Journal.

We will remind, Uber will place in Kyiv your main office in Central and Eastern Europe.