The largest Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will acquire from Auchan Retail International shares of the largest Chinese hypermarket operator Sun Art Retail Group for $ 3.6 billion, according to the press release from Alibaba.
“Alibaba is investing $ 28 billion ($ 3.6 billion) to acquire … 70.94% of Auchan Retail’s stake in its A-RT Holdings division, which owns 51% of Sun Art,” – the statement said.
After closing the deal, Alibaba will directly and indirectly own approximately 72% of the Sun Art.
Following the publication of the announcement of the deal, Sun Art shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose in price by 18.6%, Alibaba shares – by 1%.
Electric car maker Tesla has agreed with brokerage companies to sell its shares for a total of $ 5 billion. This was reported by Bloomberg, citing documents submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The shares will be sold at the market price. This is the third sale of Tesla shares in 2020. […]
Shares of BlackBerry jumped sharply on auction on December 1 after the news of a partnership with Amazon Web Service. TechCrunch writes that together they will develop and sell a service for connected cars – IVY platform. Stock quotes at the beginning of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) rose by 35%. The […]
According to Bloomberg, citing documents submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the short-term rental service Airbnb plans to raise $ 2.6 billion in listing in the US and receive an estimate of $ 35 billion. If the company manages to raise $ 2.6 billion, Airbnb’s placement will be the fourth largest IPO in […]
Salesforce is one of the world’s largest players in the cloud computing sector. They will buy Slack Technologies, the owner of Slack’s corporate messenger. The Wall Street Journal reports, Messenger will cost Salesforce $ 27.7 billion, which will be the largest acquisition of the company in its history. The terms of the deal include that […]
Company representatives, who engaged in the design, construction and equipment for solar power plants, note a significant decline in demand for their services. This is due to instability of the industry and growing debts for “green” electricity. “We are talking about 1260 MW of RES generation that has been launched in the first three quarters […]
Before starting flights, Boeing will need to comply with a number of regulatory requirements – retrain pilots and update aircraft software. Boeing shares in the premarket rose by 6.73% to $ 234.16 per share, according to previous trading data. The head of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Steve Dickson, has signed an order allowing […]
The consolidated net profit of the world’s largest retail chain, American Walmart, for the nine months of 2020-2021 fiscal year (February-October 2020) increased by 44% and amounted to $ 15.714 billion, according to a press release. Walmart’s adjusted net income per share for the nine months was $ 5.48 against $ 3.74 in the same […]
German automaker Volkswagen will invest about 73 billion euros over the next five years in electrification, hybrid powertrains and digital technology, the company said in a statement following a meeting of the supervisory board. In particular, about 35 billion euros are planned to be spent on electric cars on battery power, about 11 billion – […]
The American company Pfizer, which developed in partnership with the German BioNTech vaccine against coronavirus COVID-19, expects revenue from sales of this drug in 2021 for $ 15 billion. This year the company hopes to produce 2 billion doses of coronavirus vaccine. The drug is expected to generate a quarter of Pfizer’s total revenue, which […]Next
This issue is devoted to the achievements and successes of cooperation of both countries. Diplomats and businesspersons of German companies in Ukraine tell readers about their way to the country’s market, share their achievements, as well as experience in introducing innovations in companies and plans for the future. Ernst Reichel, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary […]Next
On Wednesday, Boeing announced the financial results of the 2nd quarter, which ended on June 30. Boeing Management noted that the company makes “tough, but necessary steps to adapt for a new realities of market.” Aviation giant is experiencing perhaps the most difficult times in its history, faced with a double crisis. On the one […]Next
Publicly-held company Bank Khreschatyk has managed to prepay debt to the National Bank of Ukraine in the amount of 190 457 000 UAH. According to the official information, the implementation of the requirements of the loan from the NBU refinancing was realized by raising funds derived from repayment of the package of domestic government loan […]Next
NASA has provided to Nokia with $ 14.1 million to deploy 4G (LTE) network on the moon. The US space agency noted that telecommunications networks of this standard will be able to provide more reliable than radio signals, communication on the Earth’s satellite, where it is planned to build the lunar base by 2028. NASA […]Next
Experts predict the collapse of the economy if states do not continue the policy of fiscal support for business. Information was reported by the American publication of Bloomberg. The main problem today – is a continuation of the spread of the virus that outbreaks around the world. Even when the vaccine is developed, its use […]Next
The “Billa-Ukraine” Company was restrainted the exploitation of the ground floor of an apartment house №27 on the Chornovil street in Kyiv, where on April 27, 2016 the opening of the supermarket was planned. This decision was concluded by the Shevchenko district court on April 21. As reported the initiative group of the residents, the […]Next
The victory of the candidate of republicans at presidential elections in the United States of America became a big surprise for the world community. Despite the fact that most the analytical bureaus holding authority on the USA relied on democrats, Donald Trump could collect 290 votes of delegates, therefore, became the forty-fifth President of America. […]Next
After a sensational debut Snowflake on the NYSE on Wednesday, shares of the cloud storage and processing company are expected to fall ahead of trading on Thursday. Shares of Snowflake fell to 4.3%. Snowflake brought 28 million shares to the public market to raise $ 3.36 billion during the largest software IPO in history. Shares […]Next
What are the risks of medical reform in Ukraine? What it must change? Will the industry be funded as stated? Will insurance medicine work and how the market for medical services will be? Medicine established on authorities VS medicine established on evidence In November 2016, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the Concept of […]Next
JP Morgan Chase will pay $ 307 million as a fine to regulatory authorities. The reason of such decision of the regulators is that the bank did not disclose the information about conflicts of interests to investors in the implementation of its own advertising investment products to clients. Based on the date of the Securities […]Next
Johnson & Johnson plans to complete the third phase of trials of its single-dose vaccine against COVID-19 in mid-January 2021. Paul Stoffels, vice chairman of the executive committee, senior scientific expert at Johnson & Johnson said they plan to deliver to market 1 billion doses. “We are in the middle of the third phase of […]Next
Against the background of recent events, the issue of nationalization of enterprises in Ukraine is currently discussed with enviable activity. Even those citizens for whom this issue is not a subject of personal interest, were involved in some sort of discourse on the advantages and disadvantages of this process. What is the sense of nationalization, […]Next
The Roshen Confectionery Corporation plans to invest € 25 million in the construction of the second stage of the Vinnytsia dairy plant. This was announced by the director of the plant Dmitry Roshupkin, – writes the “Interfax-Ukraine”. “We have already started designing the second stage, the first piece of equipment has been already in order. […]Next
Each company and the man himself admits, sometimes failing, seemingly mistakes. But if it is really a failure or a good experience for the development shows a wonderful book of Laurence G. Weinzimmer and Jim McConoughey “The Wisdom of Failure”. 5 small stories from the book will help you to understand that the business mistakes […]Next
Japanese mobile operator SoftBank Group Corporation buys the british corporation – ARM Holdings Plc for 24.3 billion pounds ($ 32 billion). According to SoftBank, shareholders ARM Holdings could receive 1700 pence per share, which is 43% more than the value of the securities at the close of trading in London on Friday. Price of ARM shares […]Next