Executives may be racing for the exits, but at least one major investor is still keen to do business with Uber. While the ride-hailing giant searches for a new C.E.O., Uber has also found a new suitor in Japanese tech giant SoftBank and its Trump-friendly C.E.O. Masayoshi Son, who the Wall Street Journal reports is interested in taking a multi-billion dollar stake. The news follows a report from Bloomberg, which said Uber’s shareholders were planning a stock sale to SoftBank.
Source: Trump’s Favorite Japanese Billionaire Is Seeking a Huge Stake in Uber | Vanity Fair