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By: ChinaDesk | March 07, 2017

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Alibaba’s arch rival JD.com spins out its financial services business
Chinese online retailer JD.com has agreed to sell its entire 68.6% stake in its financial unit JD Finance, which is backed by Chinese investors including Sequoia Capital China, for RMB14.3 billion ($2.1 billion) in cash.

 

JD.com Inc. agreed to sell its finance arm while retaining a share of its future profits, part of a deal to spin off the fast-growing division and create a strong rival to billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Financial. Alibaba’s Ant Financial fintech affiliate is out doing deals to expand its global presence and raising a $3 billion war chest for f...

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By: ChinaDesk | January 20, 2017

A Newsletter on Deal Making in China

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China's Oceanwide, IDG Capital to buy tech publisher IDG
International Data Group, the owner of PCWorld magazine and market researcher IDC, on Thursday said it was being acquired by China Oceanwide Holdings Group and IDG Capital, the investment management firm run by IDG China executive Hugo Shong.

 

It is the latest technology and media asset to be sold to Chinese investors, following deals for U.S. companies last year such as television producer Dick Clark Productions, and customer satisfaction firm J.D. Power and Associates. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Reuters previously reported that IDG was seeking around $1 billion.

 

Innotech targets Asia with US marketi...

By: ChinaDesk | January 14, 2017

A Newsletter on Deal Making in China

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Tsinghua Unigroup’s Taiwan deals unravel as Powertech calls off share pact

Taiwan's Powertech Technology Inc said Friday it was terminating a share agreement with China's Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd, unraveling more than $2 billion in deal-making that the state-run Chinese giant had hoped to seal on the island. The Deal was scrapped on account of failure to clinch regulatory approval.


The termination of Powertech's share sale comes after two local rivals, ChipMOS Technologies Inc and Siliconware Precision Industries Co, separately called off similar sale of their shares to Tsinghua Unigroup last year. Tsinghua Unigroup would have invested a total of around $2.6 billion for partial stakes in all th...