(Reuters) – WeWork Cos Inc said on Tuesday it received $2 billion (£1.5 billion) in new funding from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> in a deal that values the company at $47 billion.
The company also said in a statement that it plans to run its three distinct businesses under a new name, The We Company.
Its flagship WeWork business rents out office space, WeLive operates residences and WeGrow operates elementary schools and computer coding academies.
Softbank has invested than $10 billion in WeWork since 2017, the company said.
(Reporting by Angela Moon in New York and Vibhuti Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by Jim Finkle and Jeffrey Benkoe)