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  1. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    After Yahoo share buy-back, Alibaba aims to bolster operations

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Mainland e-commerce giant still has US$3 billion cash after buy-back and restructuring of units Alibaba keeps course after Yahoo stake deal Alibaba Group, ... deal with Yahoo. A person familiar with Alibaba's financing efforts said the company still had about US$3 billion in cash after it completed the repurchase of half of the 40 per cent stake ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  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.com fund to cover fraud disputes

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alibaba.com, the world's largest business-to-business e-commerce service provider, has established a unique fund to cover fraud disputes between mainland suppliers and their buyers. ... Alibaba Group. While most transactions on Alibaba.com are successful, some suppliers have been abusing the system. Alibaba.com last year processed 456 complaints from buyers whose claims were ...

  8. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    Alibaba takes bold steps on overhaul

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Latest restructuring moves by e-commerce giant are just the first steps to revamp the company as it prepares for a listing Alibaba takes bold steps on overhaul Mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba's restructuring moves in the past days are only the first steps towards an overhaul of the company in preparation for the group's listing, say analysts. ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. Alibaba splits online retailer into three

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has implemented a sweeping restructuring of Taobao, its online retail services unit, in a bid to stay ahead of the competition and better ... to our company and shareholders,' chairman and chief executive Jack Ma Yun said in an internal e-mail to Alibaba Group employees. The group's other subsidiaries are Hong Kong-listed ...




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