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Top proxy firm ISS likes SoftBank's offer for Sprint

Institutional Shareholder Services -- a consultant to mutual funds and other large investors -- says the deal would give Sprint the money it needs to buy spectrum. It remains mum on Dish Network's rival, preliminary offer.

By June 1, 2013

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Clash of Clans maker Supercell nabs $1.5B in SoftBank deal

Supercell is a hot commodity in mobile gaming: its Clash of Clans and Hay Day have both hit the top in the Apple App Store's Top Grossing ranking for games.

By October 15, 2013

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Vying for Sprint, Softbank said to bid $8.5B for Universal Music

Vivendi, which owns the world's largest music group, rejects the offer despite its $2 billion premium, the Financial Times reports.

By July 18, 2013

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Sprint-Softbank merger a done deal

The $21.6 billion deal was made complicated by a bidding war between SoftBank and Dish Network.

By July 10, 2013

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FCC approves Sprint-SoftBank deal

The FCC unanimously gives the green light to SoftBank's $21.6 billion bid for Sprint Nextel as well as Sprint's purchase of Clearwire.

By July 5, 2013

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Softbank said to win FCC approval for Sprint deal

Two of three commissioners have signed off on Softbank's $21.6 billion deal for the wireless provider, sources tell Bloomberg.

By July 2, 2013

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Sprint shareholders approve SoftBank acquisition

Japan's SoftBank is a step closer to acquiring the third largest wireless operator in the U.S., as 98 percent of Sprint shareholders OK the merger.

By June 25, 2013

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Dish still unwilling to let Sprint go, despite SoftBank deal

Although there is just a couple of weeks before shareholders vote on SoftBank's bid to acquire Sprint, Dish reportedly is still scrambling to change the fate of the deal.

By June 11, 2013

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Softbank ups Sprint offer to $21.6B

As Dish and SoftBank duke it out to merge with Sprint, SoftBank raises its offer by $1.5 billion.

By June 10, 2013

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Justice Department: FCC can proceed with review of Sprint-SoftBank deal

In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, the Justice Department says it's satisfied regarding concerns about potential national security and other issues and has no objection to the deal.

By June 8, 2013