SoftBank Reportedly in Talks to Sell T-Mobile U.S. Shares to Deutsche Telekom

(Bloomberg) -- SoftBank Group is in talks to sell a significant portion of its stake in T-Mobile U.S. to Deutsche Telekom, DJ reports, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.

  • The deal would boost Deutsche Telekom’s stake in T-Mobile to above 50% from nearly 44% now.
  • The deal size is still being discussed.
  • Deutsche Telekom may buy the shares at a slight discount.
  • A deal isn’t guaranteed and talks could still break down, the people said.
  • NOTE: SoftBank controls 24.65% of T-Mobile U.S. as of April 1, according to Bloomberg data.

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