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WeWork was long considered one of the most anticipated IPOs of 2019. For SoftBank, WeWork’s biggest outside investor, the listing would be the moment it made a return on the nearly $11bn it poured into the shared-office provider. Now, as WeWork struggles to take the company public, the spotlight is on SoftBank’s Masa Son and his billion-dollar bets.

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SoftBank investors brace for Vision Fund writedowns

WeWork postpones IPO after chilly response from investors

WeWork: the ‘hypothetical’ company at the heart of the property market

SoftBank: inside the ‘Wild West’ $100bn fund shaking up the tech world

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