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  1. News - China - PHILANTHROPY

    Alibaba's Jack Ma and Bill Gates discuss charity at Beijing dinner

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 03:02am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Alibaba's Ma and Gates discuss charity in Beijing Bill Gates and billionaire Jack Ma Yun met in Beijing to talk about charity, according to a post by the world's richest man on Twitter yesterday. "Got to meet with Alibaba's Jack Ma Yun in Beijing to talk philanthropy- great conversation," Gates said on his Twitter post. Ma, who set up ...

  2. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Alibaba chairman's spending spree fuels guessing game

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:13am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Jack Ma's spending spree fuels guessing game Now this is a spending spree. E-commerce titan Alibaba Group's founder and chairman Jack Ma Yun has spent about 40 billion yuan (HK$50.2 billion) in mergers and acquisitions so far this year, either through Alibaba Group or through other entities controlled by him. Yesterday, private equity ...

  3. Business - China Business

    Alibaba founders give back with charitable trust worth US$3b

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 01:21am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Charitable venture valued at US$3b will focus on environment, health and education Alibaba founders give back with trust Jack Ma Yun has been the pioneer ... and executive chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, and Joe Tsai, a co-founder of Alibaba, set up a personal philanthropic trust focusing on the environment, health and education issues. The money ...

  4. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Alibaba seeks to reverse hi-tech apathy with mega-IPO

    Posted May 07th 2014, 09:15am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Paperwork filed for listing that analysts estimate could value the company at more than US$250b Alibaba sharesset to attract index trackers Mainland e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba has filed the paperwork for its landmark listing in the United States, with its immense size likely to guarantee that mutual fund managers and index trackers around the world swarm ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - LISTINGS

    Pick me (and only me), Alibaba and JD.com told banks

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 12:00pm by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Bitter rivals in mainland e-commerce draw lines for sponsors of their initial public offerings Banks forced to choose between Alibaba and JD Top investment banks have been forced to choose between two important clients- bitter rivals Alibaba and JD.com the mainland's largest e-commerce firms. Both companies are planning to list in New York. ...

  6. Business - China Business - Internet finance

    Paper cuts sharpest, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:00pm by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Alibaba faces hurdle in regulatory shift How do you defeat the country's No 1 e-commerce firm? It may not require any innovation in technology, just a piece of paper, says Jack Ma Yun, the founder and chairman of Alibaba. As the central government steps up its efforts to crack down on the red-hot online finance sector- led by Alibaba and its ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Sale to Yahoo gave Alibaba a future

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Liu Yi, Sophie Yu

    ... Liu Yi and Sophie Yu Despite the disputes, chairman says linking with US giant allowed firm to get stronger Sale to Yahoo gave Alibaba a future Disputes between US web giant Yahoo and mainland e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group have made many headlines in the past few years. So, in hindsight, would Alibaba chairman Jack Ma Yun have sold a 40 per cent stake in Alibaba to Yahoo ...

  8. Business - China Business - ANALYSIS

    Ma disrupts China's mobile internet market

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 01:31am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com With raw determination and a huge war chest, Alibaba's boss has swiftly built up the firm's capabilities through acquisitions and partnerships Ma shaking up China's mobile internet world It was only about 13 months ago when Jack Ma Yun, the executive chairman of Alibaba, made it seem that Tencent had a vast lead in developing a viable ...

  9. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Alibaba faces bumpy road in US flotation after abandoning Hong Kong offering

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, Ray Chan

    ... George Chen and Ray Chan Mainland e-commerce giant may meet similar problems with structure in the United States, lawyers say Alibaba faces bumpy road in US flotation The United States will not be an easy option for the potential US$15 billion listing of Alibaba, which has been stuck in a war of words with the Hong Kong stock exchange and regulator over its listing plan. Government ...

  10. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Alibaba profit triples as sales surge

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... E-commerce leader's results for first quarter, revealed by Yahoo, spur interest in IPO plans Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce company, tripled first-quarter earnings ... giant Yahoo, which owns a stake in the Hangzhou, Zhejiang-based company, said in a presentation on Tuesday after reporting its own earnings. Alibaba spokesman John Spelich declined to comment ...




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