Alibaba Group and Yunfeng Capital to Invest US$1.2 Billion in NYSE-listed Youku Tudou (Asia)

Source: Youku Tudou

Internet-based e-commerce business Alibaba Group and private equity firm Yunfeng Capital will invest US$1.2 billion in New York Stock Exchange-listed and China-based internet television company Youku Tudou through a joint venture vehicle. Post-transaction, Alibaba and Yunfeng will hold a 16.5 percent stake and a two percent stake, respectively, in the company. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.