Alibaba plans to buy at least 10% stake in Chinese courier Yunda: sources

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd plans to buy at least 10% of Yunda Holding Co Ltd, marking the e-commerce giant’s fifth investment in a large courier, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Alibaba is looking to buy the stake from Yunda’s controlling shareholders – founding couple Nie Tengyun and Chen Liying – who own 52.19% of Yunda through their wholly owned firm Shanghai LuoJieSi Investment Management, said one of the people. The other person said China’s dominant e-commerce firm could go beyond 10% and buy up to 15% of Shenzhen-listed Yunda. …read more

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