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  1. Alibaba set to open Yahoo buy-back

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alibaba.com, suspended trading in its shares in Hong Kong yesterday. In a filing with the Hong Kong stock exchange, Ma, the chairman of Alibaba.com, said the suspension was made pending clarification about an undisclosed transaction involving the company's controlling shareholder, Alibaba Group, 'which may be potentially price sensitive'. The company's Hangzhou-based ...

  2. Alibaba seals deal for Yahoo buy-back

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Alibaba Group has been put on a path to an initial public offering after the mainland e-commerce giant yesterday reached a share buy-back agreement with Yahoo, the struggling internet pioneer. A source close to the Yahoo transaction said there were a couple of incentives in the deal that may make it attractive for Alibaba's management team ...

  3. Injunction forces other Alibaba to change name

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Months after it was shaken by disclosures of fraud at its Hong Kong-listed subsidiary, Alibaba Group Holding yesterday saw its swift action on a potentially troublesome issue resolved in court. The company, which is the parent of e-commerce giant Alibaba.com, yesterday was granted an injunction by the city's High Court against a firm located in Central that also calls itself ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Jack Ma sighted in HK as speculation swirls

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com As rumours swirled yesterday of big deals involving his company, Alibaba Group founder and chairman Jack Ma Yun found time to enjoy fresh sushi for lunch and contemplate watching a George Clooney movie. Ma was spotted in Hong Kong yesterday as news spread that Alibaba's flagship e-commerce company, Hong Kong-listed Alibaba.com, could potentially ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Alibaba vows to fight corruption

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has warned there will be no let-up in a crackdown on corruption at online retail unit Taobao. Alibaba, which is also the parent of Hong Kong-listed Alibaba.com, yesterday posted a notice on the Taobao website that called on merchants that used the mainland's leading internet shopping services provider to help in its anti-corruption efforts. ...

  8. Cybertraders

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So Hong Kong entrepreneurs led the international category of this year's e-Businessmen of the Year award, winning nine of the top 10 places. The award was organised by the e-commerce site Alibaba.com. Most of Hong Kong's e-businessmen came from the services sector, said Porter Erisman (seventh from left), vice-president of corporate affairs of Alibaba.com. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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