Joe Tsai

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

Alibaba walked away from a Hong Kong listing after regulators refused to let the company maintain its partnership structure. Photo: Reuters

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.

Tuesday, 8 October, 2013, 8:18am 2 comments

Alibaba in no rush to float in Hong Kong this year

Jack Ma's main concern is about the control of Alibaba. Photo: AFP

Alibaba Group may postpone its potential HK$100 billion listing plan to 2015 if the mainland's top e-commerce firm cannot get a deal done in Hong Kong this year. 

13 Sep 2013 - 7:51am 1 comment