Valuation of Yahoo’s Alibaba stake

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yahoo buys US$1 billion stake in Alibaba (2005-8-11, China Daily): $1 billion for 40% stake of Alibaba Group (parent company of Alibaba, Taobao and Alipay). Taotao and Alipay is Chinese equivalent of eBay and Paypal, repectively. Yahoo sells direct stake in Alibaba.com (cnet, 2009-9-14). Quote: ====== Yahoo has sold 1 percent of its stake in… Continue reading Valuation of Yahoo’s Alibaba stake

Alibaba update

Reading Time: 2 minutes It was a short while ago (last Nov) Alibaba did its high profile IPO in Hongkong. Now it’s back in the news again. Don’t get me wrong, Jack Ma (Ma Yun), the founder and Chairman of Ali, was always in the news. I remember a few years ago (when the company was private) he said… Continue reading Alibaba update

Week in review 07-15 to 07-21

Reading Time: < 1 minute 1) StrengthTrader listed the greatest investors of all time (in Chinese). Among them I am familar with Buffett, Fisher and Lynch. I think Bill Miller is the Peter Lynch in current Mutual Fund world. 2) Alibaba is hiring, they are adding 2,000 people by the end of 2007. Meanwhile, Ali’s little bro Ninetowns is shrinking,… Continue reading Week in review 07-15 to 07-21