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11/8/2011 10:13:47 PM EST
Simpson Thacher represents Yunfeng in investment in Alibaba Group Holdings
The firm represented Yunfeng Capital, a China-based private equity sponsor (“Yunfeng”), in connection with an investment in Alibaba Group Holdings Limited (“Alibaba Group”).
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Simpson Thacher represented Yunfeng Capital, a China-based private equity sponsor (“Yunfeng”), in connection with an investment in Alibaba Group Holdings Limited (“Alibaba Group”). The primary objective of the investment was to provide liquidity to Alibaba Group’s employees. Affiliates of Yunfeng, together with DST Global and Silver Lake, served as lead investors in the employee liquidity program. Alibaba Group is a global e-commerce leader and the largest e-commerce company in China.

In connection with its investment in Alibaba Group, the Firm represented Yunfeng Capital in the formation and launch of two special purpose investment funds.

The Simpson Thacher team includes Leiming Chen (陈磊明), Philip Culhane, Adam Furber, Caitlin Gall, Richard Lin (林致求), Ying (Catherine) Wang (王颖), Justin Wong (黄法雄) and Sarah Tang (唐采平) (Corporate).


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