SoftBank valued Uber at a 30% discount from prior valuation

Japanese holding company SoftBank offered to purchase shares of Uber at a $48 billion valuation, a 30% discount from Uber’s most recent valuation of $68.5 billion. The key news causing the discount was the set of scandals that arose during 2017 — broadly, those summarized on this site.

The transaction ultimately went forward at the 30% discount.