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Between the WeWork debacle and the coronavirus, the markets have deemed his $100 billion Vision Fund largely worthless. But the world's most important investor over the past three years, Softbank's Masayoshi Son, has other assets, a track record--and a pl

May 31, 2020 - Forbes
Organizational Restructuring

WITH A FLURRY OF slammed black SUV doors, SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son and his entourage duck into the hush-hush private space within America's top seafood restaurant, Le Bernardin, the Japanese billionaire easy to mark by the metallic-gray Uniqlo down jacket he wears over his suit.

The man known simply as Masa has gathered around twenty of the world's largest asset managers in Midtown Manhattan on this day in early March. He hands over a colorful tote bag he's using instead of a briefc...