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 – […]
In January-September 2016, the Ukrainian exchange has received a loss in the amount of 1,365 million hryvnias against a profit in comparison with the same period of 2015 (0,963 million hryvnias).The exchange provided such information in its financial statement. The exchange assets have reduced by 3,89 million hryvnias to 38,863 million hryvnias for 9 months due […]Next
Production and supplies of the American manufacturer of the electric vehicles Tesla grew in the third quarter of 2020 by almost 1.5 times a year, the company said in the release. Therefore, Tesla’s deliveries in the third quarter amounted to 139.3 thousand against 97 thousand in 2019, and the production – 145.036 thousand compared with […]Next
In the first quarter of 2021, the net outflow of foreign direct investment from Ukraine amounted to 301 million dollars. This was reported on the website of the National Bank. At the same time, negative reinvested earnings of $ 141 million were recorded. According to the NBU, investments in equity (excluding reinvestment of income) amount […]Next
Commodity Futures Trading Commission USA announced the application of penalties in respect of the American division of the oil company Total. The company is accused of fraud in the gas market in the USA, in an attempt to carry out manipulations with the index monthly gas prices in Houston and other markets in the United […]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
The Stockholm arbitration prohibited the “Odessa Portside Plant”, PJSC to alienate non-current assets, according to the press-service of Group DF. “March 31, 2016 the Stockholm arbitration satisfied the request of the Ostchem Holding Ltd (included in Group DF) and ordered the OPP till August 31, 2016 to refrain from alienation or encumbrance in any way […]Next
Amazon, an online retailer, has received permission from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use drones to deliver parcels to customers. The permit was issued for the Prime Air service. Bloomberg writes that now Amazon will be able to start delivering their orders to customers on a commercial basis. The company and its competitors […]Next
The investment company of billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway in the II quarter 2020 net income increased due to higher cost of investment after the rise of stock markets and the collapse in the first quarter due to coronavirus pandemic. During the reporting period the company received $ 26.3 billion in net profit to $ […]Next
Lauffer Group will invest 14 million UAH in the expansion and reconstruction program of its own trading network. Lauffer Group continues to implement a program of expansion and renovation of its own sales network in Odessa, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrivsk regions, according to ProAgro. In 2015, Lauffer Group invested about 4.25 million UAH in the opening […]Next
The company PepsiCo announced the best results of its third quarter, which ended on September 5. Shares of the PepsiCo have fully recovered after the falling in February and March due to the coronavirus pandemic and show the increase of 1.4% since the beginning of the year and 17.34% over the past 6 months. Shares […]Next
Lantmannen AXA constantly strive to please our customers, therefore START packaging get the updated bright design! In a massive redesign START! all worked at every detail. And although the composition remained almost unchanged, each element became different. Company created completely different characters. Added contrast between the background, character and the plate. Changed the style of […]Next
Rambler buys part of the software development company UCS. The amount of the agreement at the moment were not disclosed. UCS is the owner or service that controls cafes and hotels, and theater ticket reservation system. The acquisition will make Rambler the first Internet company with applications for business and entertainment in b2b and b2c […]Next
The officials of the mobile operator “Kyivstar” deliberately evaded of the payment of taxes in the amount of over 2.3 billion UAH by the fictitious business operations in 2014, testify the conclusions of the inspection. This is stated in the message of the management of public relations and mass media to the General Prosecutor of […]Next
Large investors of the Ferrari – Exor and Piero Ferrari holding company, made a pact that will protect the corporation from hostile takeovers. Ferrari feared for his integrity after it will be separated from the Fiat Chrysler in the beginning of the next year. Investors are joining forces to make all actions together and consulting […]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
On Monday, December 7, Uber and startup Aurora Technologies announced an agreement under which Aurora will take over Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group, which has been developing self-governing cars. Under the terms of the agreement, Uber will receive $ 400 million, 26% of Aurora shares, and the general director of the taxi service, Dara Khosrowshahi, will […]Next