Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Overview
Date Founded

1999

Headquarters

969 West Wen Yi Road,Yu Hang District,Hangzhou, Zhejiang 311121

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

50.1K

Industries

Retail: Other
IT Consulting & Services

Company Description

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. engages in providing online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade. It operates through the following segments: Core Commerce, Cloud Computing, Digital Media and Entertainment, and Innovation Initiatives and Others. The Core Commerce segment comprises platforms operating in retail and wholesale. The Cloud Computing segment consists of Alibaba Cloud, which offers elastic computing, database, storage and content delivery network, large scale computing, security, management and application, big data analytics, a machine learning platform, and other services provide for enterprises of different sizes across various industries. The Digital Media and Entertainment segment includes the Youko Tudou and UCWeb media properties. The Innovation Initiatives and Others segment involves in the YunOS, AutoNavi, DingTalk, and other businesses. The company was founded by Chung Tsai and Yun Ma on June 28, 1999 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.

Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Co-Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Acting Chief Executive Officer, Alibaba Music

Director & President

Co-President

Executive Director, Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund

Chief Financial Officer

Secretary & General Counselor

Chief Marketing Officer

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Co-Founder at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Founder at SoftBank Group Corp.

Executive Vice President Chief Executive Officer Zone Asia, Oceania & Sub-Saharan Africa (AOA) at Nestlé SA

Investor at BirdEye, Inc.

Founding Chairman at Our Hong Kong Foundation Ltd.

Senior Consultant, Motorola Solutions (China) Co., Ltd at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ericsson

Chief Executive Officer at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer at Zhejiang Ant Small & Micro Financial Services Group Co., Ltd.

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Owners & Shareholders
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T. Rowe Price Associates' investment approach is based on the belief that fundamental proprietary research drives value-added, active investment management. The firm maintains a global research platform that includes interconnected teams of research analysts. Their strategy begins with bottom-up analysis. T. Rowe Price uses both qualitative and quantitative analysis to evaluate investment opportunities. Portfolios are created with a commitment to diversification and a strict attention to valuation appropriate to the chosen investment universe.For their institutional clients, T. Rowe Price Associates maintains multiple active management strategies in equity and fixed-income asset classes. These strategies include: (1) US, global, and international equity mandates including small-, mid- and large-cap, growth, value and core, index-enhanced, as well as sector-specific equity mandates and (2) US, global and international fixed-income mandates including active taxable (core plus, core, enhanced bond), cash management, short-term, high yield, global, emerging markets, municipal and sector-specific fixed-income mandates. In addition, the firm's Private Asset management Group provides balanced, equity and fixed-income investment management services to meet the needs of individuals, trusts, endowments, foundations, institutions, retirement plans and IRAs and other entities.

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SSgA Funds Management (SSgA FM) uses quantitative methods, as well as an industry-specific bottom-up investment approach to select stocks. The firm's mutual funds and institutional portfolios follow the same management style. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. cash and real estate. ^The firm's Active, Enhanced & Passive are designed to outperform relative to benchmarks while maintaining appropriate risk exposure. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies.SSgA FM's Active & Passive Debt strategies seek to meet clients’ objectives by controlling risk, while diversifying sources of excess return. The firm offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The strategies typically use a stratified sampling methodology to build portfolios with the same characteristics as the index using quantitative and fundamental methods.^SSgA FM's cash strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities.SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seeks to position assets among major investment categories. The goal is to manage risk and enhance returns.SSgA FM is an advisor to funds that employ both passive and actively managed REITs investing strategies. They also offer direct real estate investment strategies.SSgA FM is an advisor to a fund that employs senior loan investing strategies. An unaffiliated sub-advisor directs the investments of the fund. SSgA FM's Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The managed futures strategy seeks to capture returns tied to global macroeconomic trends in the commodity futures markets, taking both long and short positions. The fixed income strategy is designed to generate interest income and capital appreciation to add diversification to the returns generated by the managed futures strategy.SSgA FM's Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research. The strategies make direct or co-investments across sectors, as well as fund investments.

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Fidelity Management & Research Co.'s (FMR) investment approach is based on a rigorous, fundamental, bottom-up stock selection process. The firm seeks to identify and invest in the stocks of companies with the potential for long-term capital appreciation or companies with hidden or unrealized value.FMR uses a wide variety of investment strategies in managing client assets, including, but not limited to, investments in: stocks and other equity securities; stocks with growth or value characteristics; bonds and other debt securities and repurchase agreements for those securities; and real estate related investments. The firm may participate in short sales, margin transactions, and option writing, including covered options, uncovered options or spreading strategies. FMR invests in US and non-US issuers, including issuers in emerging or frontier markets. They invest in companies with small, medium and large market capitalizations. Investments are allocated across different asset classes, market sectors, maturities, countries, and regions. Investments may be made in the securities of companies engaged in particular industries or market sectors and in a combination of underlying Fidelity funds.Margin may be required in connection with certain client futures and options transactions or in connection with short sales. FMR does not engage in the purchase of securities on margin, except in connection with the clearance and settlement of securities transactions.FMR may engage in swap transactions and swaptions, including interest rate, total return and credit default; written covered call options; and futures transactions, currency spot and forward trading and other currency related derivatives. In addition, FMR may engage in securities lending to parties such as broker-dealers or other institutions.

Recent Transactions
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Walden International LLC, Tiger Global Management LLC (Private Equity), Beijing Sankuai Technology Co., Ltd., Magic Stone Alternative Investments Fund Management Co. Ltd. purchase Beijing Mobike Technology Co., Ltd. from Warburg Pincus LLC, Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd. /Invest, TPG Capital LLC, Sequoia Capital China Advisors (Hong Kong) Ltd., Beijing Joy Capital Investment Management Co. Ltd.

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. purchases Shanghai Lazhasi Info Tech Co., Ltd. from GSR Ventures, Sequoia Capital China Advisors (Hong Kong) Ltd., CITIC Private Equity Funds Management Co., Ltd., Matrix Partners (Beijing) Investment Management Co. Ltd.

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Taobao China Holding Ltd., Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. purchase Sun Art Retail Group Ltd.

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onAlibaba Group Holding Ltd. issued American Depositary Shares

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Advised onAlibaba Group Holding Ltd. issued American Depositary Shares

Investment Advisor

Advised onGeneral Atlantic LLC, Temasek Capital Pte Ltd., Eight Roads Ventures China, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Silver Lake Management Co. LLC, DST Global (Mgmt), Shanghai Yunfeng Investment Management Co. Ltd. purchase Alibaba.com Ltd.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAlibaba Group Holding Ltd. purchases Youku Tudou, Inc.

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Advised onAlibaba Group Holding Ltd. purchases Youku Tudou, Inc.

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Advised onAlibaba Group Holding Ltd. purchases Youku Tudou, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Director & Vice President at M3 Engineering & Technology Corp.

Legal Advisor

Global General Counsel & Senior Vice President-Legal, Compliance & Risk Management at Zhejiang Ant Small & Micro Financial Services Group Co., Ltd.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Clients

PepsiCo, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, distribution, and sale of beverages, food, and snacks. It is a food and beverage company with a complementary portfolio of brands, including Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, and Tropicana. It operates through the following segments: Frito-Lay North America; Quaker Foods North America; North America Beverages; Latin America; Europe Sub-Saharan Africa; and Asia, Middle East, and North Africa. The Frito-Lay North America segment markets, distributes, and sells snack foods under the Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, Tostitos, Fritos, Ruffles, and Santitas brands. The Quaker Foods North America segment includes cereals, rice, and pasta under the Quaker, Aunt Jemima, Quaker Chewy, Cap'n Crunch, Life, and Rice-A-Roni brands. The North America Beverages segment consists of beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under various beverage brands such as Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Aquafina, Diet Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pure Premium, Sierra Mist, and Mug. The Latin America segment covers beverage, food, and snack businesses in Latin America region. The Europe Sub-Saharan Africa segment comprises of beverage, food, and snack goods in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa regions. The Asia, Middle East, and North Africa segment offers snack food products under the Lay's, Kurkure, Chipsy, Doritos, Cheetos, and Crunchy brands. The company was founded by Donald M. Kendall, Sr. and Herman W. Lay in 1965 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY.

SK Holdings Co., Ltd. engages in provision of information technology(IT) services. It operates through the holding and IT business divisions. The holding division provides management training services. IT business division offers system integration and IT outsourcing services. The company was founded on April 13, 1991 and is headquartered at Seoul, South Korea.

Estee Lauder Cos., Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products. It sells products under the following brand names: Estée Lauder, Clinique, Aramis, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, MAC, Bobbi Brown, La Mer, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Darphin, GoodSkin Labs, Ojon, Smashbox, Osiao, Le Labo, RODIN olio lusso, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, and By Kilian. The company was founded by Estée Lauder and Joseph Lauder in 1946 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$442B
Total Enterprise Value
$275B
Earnings Per Share
$2.6
Revenue
$23.5B
Net Profit
$6.49B
EBITDA
$9.37B
EBITDAMargin
39.83%
Total Equity
$47B
Enterprise Value Sales
11.71x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
29.4x
TEVNet Income
42.44x
Debt TEV
0.05x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
39.87%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
49.53%
Total Debt
$13.3B
Investments
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Twiggle Ltd. develops an eCommerce search engine. Its robust technological infrastructure enables the gathering, structuring, enrichment, and discovery of product-related data, at scale. The company was founded by Amir Konigsberg and Adi Avidor and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Lazada South East Asia Pte Ltd. owns and operates an online retail store. It is the online shopping store for electronics, computers, cameras and mobile phones, books, health and beauty, and home appliances, toys and sports equipment. The firm has locations in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The company was founded by Maximilian Bittner and Pierre Poignant in March 2012 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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OUYA, Inc. develops video games. The firm publishes a console game by bringing the mobile app model to the television. The firm's games are sold to retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy and GameStop. The company was founded Julie Uhrman and Yves albert Béhar in January 2012 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.

Investors
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SG VC invests in disruptive and pioneering teams seeking capital to expand their business. The firm target companies operation in the field of Business to Business, Enterprise Software, Financial and Real Estate Tech. SG VC provide funding for early stage, later stage, Series A-C, enterprise software, and B2B/B2B2C companies with established revenue models companies.

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Industry Ventures seeks to capitalize on inefficiencies within venture capital and technology growth equity. The firm invests in both secondary and primary opportunities, including direct portfolios, secondary directs, limited partnership interests and other special situations. Industry Ventures works with investors that seek near term-liquidity from existing direct and partnership investments. Their limited partners include leading financial institutions, pension funds and general partners from other venture capital partnerships, entrepreneurs, investment trusts and family foundations. Investments range from $1 million to $50 million.

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Suppliers
SEB SA Appliances & Electronics | Écully, RA

SEB SA is engaged in the manufacturing of small domestic equipment and cookware. It operates through the following business Areas: Cookware, Kitchen Electrics and Home & Personal Care Products. The Cookware division manufactures frying pans, saucepans, casseroles, baking trays, oven dishes, pressure cookers, low-pressure steam pots, kitchen utensils. The Kitchen Electrics division engages in the Electrical Cooking and Preparation. The Electrical Cooking includes deep fryers, table-top ovens, rice cookers, induction hobs, electric pressure cookers, barbecues, informal meal appliances, waffl e makers, meat grills, toasters, steam cookers and bread makers. The Preparation include food processors, beaters, mixers, blenders, centrifugal juice extractors, small food-preparation appliances, coffee makers electric kettles, instant hot-water dispensers, home beertapping machines and soya milk makers. The Home & Personal Care Products division engages in personal care products, linen care and home care products. Its brands include Krups, Lagostina, Moulinex, Rowenta, and Tefal. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Écully, France.

Weibo Corp. Internet Software & Services | George Town, GT

Weibo Corp. engages in the creation, distribution, and discovery of Chinese-language content. It operates through the Advertising and Marketing Services, and Other Services segments. Its products and services include Self-Expression, such as Feed, Individual page, and Enterprise page; Social Products, such as Follow, Repost, Comment, Favorite, like, Mention, Messenger, and Group Chat; Discovery Products, such as Information Feed, Search, Object Page, Trends, and Discovery Channel; Notifications; Weibo Games; VIP Membership; and Weibo Apps. The company was founded in August 2009 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Cheetah Mobile, Inc. Computer Software | Beijing, BE

Cheetah Mobile, Inc. is engaged in the provision of internet and mobile security software. It develops a platform that offers critical applications for users and global content distribution channels for business partners, which are powered by the proprietary cloud-based data analytics engines. The company was founded on July 30, 2009 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Competitors
Facebook, Inc. Internet Software & Services - MENLO PARK , CA

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

SoftBank Group Corp. Wireless Telecommunications - Tokyo, TY

SoftBank Group Corp. is a holding company that engages in the management of its group companies which provides information technology and telecommunication services. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, Distribution, Arm, SoftBank Vision Fund (SFV), and Others. The Domestic Telecommunications segment provides mobile communication, broadband, and telecom services in Japan. The Sprint segment provides mobile communication services in the United States. It also sells and leases mobile devices. The Yahoo Japan segment engages internet advertising, e-commerce, and membership services. The Distribution segment distributes mobile devices overseas. It also sells personal computer (PC) software, peripherals, and mobile devices accessories in Japan. The Arm segment designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property and related technology and software. The SFV segment manages investment activities through the SoftBank Vision Fund. The Others segment includes robotics and the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS related business. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Verizon Communications, Inc. Wireless Telecommunications - TEXAS

Verizon Communications, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision wireless communications products and services. It operates through Wireless, and Wireline segments. The Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data services and equipment sales, which are provided to consumer, business, and government customers. The Wireline segment offers broadband video and data; corporate networking solutions; data center and cloud services; security and managed network services; and local and long distance voice services. The company was founded on June 30, 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.