Buffett Could Be Costly Option for Sprint and SoftBank

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Softbank’s flamboyant founder Masayoshi Son wants to become the Warren Buffett of technology. For now, he would be happy with having the original Buffett as an investor-though that won’t come without costs.

Japan’s richest man met the Berkshire Hathaway boss, as well as cable investor John Malone, to talk about investing in Softbank’s 83%-owned, debt-burdened wireless carrier Sprint Corp., according to The Wall Street Journal. The…