Buffett Could Be Costly Option for Sprint and SoftBank


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…