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Why it matters: $8 billion is a slim fraction of the $47 billion valuation WeWork gleaned in January from SoftBank. The rescue plan also comes after the office-sharing business slammed the brakes on its IPO, causing company bonds to tumble.
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Editor's note: This story has been corrected to reflect that WeWork's IPO process is not expected to resume in mid-to-late October.