Alibaba Group has closed on its acquisition of a RMB 4.68 billion ($744 million) stake in Wanda Film to become the film company’s second largest shareholder, following through on an agreement signed in early February. The move came just days… Read More>>
Ping An Real Estate-backed Sasseur REIT has driven Singapore’s biggest equity offering this year by raising S$396.0 million ($301.7 million) via a public listing on the Singapore Exchange. Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is among the REIT’s cornerstone investors.
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Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com continues to expand its brick-and-mortar empire, building on its existing ventures in physical supermarkets and convenience stores by taking a cornerstone stake in the IPO of one of the mainland’s largest outlet mall chains.
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China’s second-ranking e-commerce platform, JD.com, is now the country’s number one couch potato enabler, serving up fast food, Oreos and stinky tofu straight from the nearest FamilyMart convenience store to the comfort of every Internet user’s living room.
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It’s been less than 10 months since JD.com launched its own logistics business, but the warehousing and shipping subsidiary of China’s second-largest ecommerce player has already raised $2.5 billion from some of the mainland’s biggest investment firms, according to an… Read More>>
Wanda boss Wang Jianlin has been selling properties in the UK, Australia and mainland China to help lessen his debt load, and now the owner of China’s biggest commercial developer is selling off nearly 14 percent of his flagship commercial… Read More>>
Tales of China retail lead today’s news as one of Hong Kong’s biggest developers invests $10 million into an artificial intelligence startup, while a Beigjing mall converts a whole floor into co-working space. A key cog in China’s Belt-and-Road initiative… Read More>>
China’s troubled conglomerates dominate the headlines today as HNA, Anbang and Wanda continue to face a cascade of financial and regulatory issues. Both HNA and Anbang are said to have been shooed away from bids for Germany insurer Allianz, while… Read More>>