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  1. Alibaba share buy-back on track, Yahoo says

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Alibaba Group's efforts to sew up financing for buying back up to half of the 40 per cent stake in the mainland company that Yahoo owns 'are well ... second-quarter financial results presentation, which the company's newly appointed and pregnant chief executive, Marissa Mayer, did not attend. Mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba reached a share ...

  2. Alibaba surges 13.6pc as Microsoft's Yahoo bid excites market

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So, Bien Perez and Frederick Yeung Shares of mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba.com jumped 13.56 per cent yesterday as intense speculation on the company's future gripped the market following Microsoft Corp's stunning US$44.6 billion hostile offer to buy Yahoo. Alibaba.com, partly controlled by Yahoo, closed at HK$20.35, up from HK$17.92 on Friday last week. ...

  3. Sacking of Yahoo boss may spur buy-back

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com The ousting of Yahoo's chief executive could pave the way for mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to renew talks to buy back shares held ... in its relationship with Hangzhou-based Alibaba, in which it has a 40 per cent stake. Alibaba, the parent of Hong Kong-listed Alibaba.com and mainland online retail leader Taobao, sold that stake ...

  4. Third Point puts pressure on Yahoo

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com After Alibaba Group's recent failed talks to buy back its shares from Yahoo, hedge fund Third Point is ratcheting up pressure on the struggling internet ... Alibaba as a 'valuable Asian asset' with 'significant growth potential' in a new blog, valueyahoo.com, which it launched this week in order to set out its concerns ...

  5. Haier Zing smartphone marks Alibaba link-up

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Alibaba Group is stepping up efforts to get other leading domestic and global smartphone brands to adopt Aliyun, its self-developed mobile operating system, ... the high-profile launch in July last year of the initial handset on the Aliyun platform, the K-Touch Cloud-Smart Phone W700 from Beijing Tianyu Communication Equipment. A spokeswoman for Alibaba said talks ...

  6. Alibaba in talks on buyout of yahoo

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will begin talks with various private equity firms about acquiring Yahoo, in a move that could force the hand ... to partner among themselves or with potential strategic buyers, such as Alibaba or Microsoft Corp, Reuters said. But Yahoo advisers Goldman Sachs and Allen & Co told interested parties this week ...

  7. Alibaba unit offers a cloud of its own

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com With an eye to expansion outside its core e-commerce market, Alibaba Group yesterday unveiled its own mobile operating system and smartphone to run ... A subsidiary, Alibaba Cloud Computing (AliCloud), developed the new mobile operating system and plans to integrate the software in other mobile internet devices, including media tablets, in the months ...

  8. Jack Ma shows how tables have turned

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jack Ma dropped a bombshell last week. The boss of Alibaba, the giant sourcing portal from the mainland, said he was interested in taking over Yahoo, the struggling US web service company. ... the table has turned. Despite recent troubles at Alibaba, the mainland company clearly has the upper hand. Ma has become the Chinese face of internet business in the US, while Yahoo- adrift with its ...

  9. Yahoo China wins suit against Sanjiwuxian

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... the finding in a separate suit involving the two firms. Jin Jianhang, the vice-president of Alibaba.com, which controls Yahoo China, said the verdict, issued last month, was positive for all internet ... was the president of Yahoo China, which bought his internet start-up 3721 in 2003, until it merged with Alibaba in 2005. The source said bad feelings remained between Mr Zhou and Yahoo China over ...

  10. Yahoo seeks local input to drive growth in Asia

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Chief says affiliate Alibaba.com reflects strategy Yahoo, the world's largest global online network, is eyeing business initiatives driven by the company's mainland ... of such a setup is Alibaba.com, the mainland's largest business-to-business portal, in which Yahoo holds about 39 per cent with minority control while Yahoo chief executive Jerry Yang sits ...




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