SoftBank Vision Fund is investing $800 million in Greensill, which provides supply chain funding to companies, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the matter.
A prospective deal between SoftBank Group Corp’s Vision Fund and UK-based financing group Greensill Capital could be announced very soon, leading media news wire published a report saying this.
The investment values Greensill at $3.5 billion, Bloomberg reported. The company was founded by former banking executive Lex Greensill in 2011.
The Vision Fund was set up in 2017 and has become the world`s largest technology investment fund. Its investments have included ride-hailing pioneer Uber, chip designer ARM and shared workspace firm WeWork. A SoftBank spokesman declined to comment.