Alibaba is a Chinese e-commerce company operating online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade as well as an online payment system called AliPay. Alibaba is a family of internet-based businesses, which enables its users to buy or sell anywhere in the world. The Company has developed businesses in consumer e-commerce, online payment, business-to-business marketplaces, and cloud computing, and has now expanded into new areas such as mobile apps, mobile operating systems, and internet TV. It is focused on fostering the development of an open and collaborative e-commerce ecosystem that benefits consumers, merchants, and the economy as a whole. Alibaba assists buyers and suppliers all over the world to do business online through its own trading markets that includes an International Trading Market, which serves global import and export business; a Chinese Trading Market, which caters to domestic business; and a Japanese Trading Market.
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Type
Public
HQ
Hangzhou Shi, CN
Size (employees)
50,097 (est)
Alibaba is headquartered in Hangzhou Shi, CN
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Key People/Management at Alibaba

Jonathan Lu

Jonathan Lu

CEO
Lucy Peng

Lucy Peng

CEO, Alibaba Small & Micro Financial Services Group (under formation)
Maggie Wu

Maggie Wu

CFO
Jack Ma

Jack Ma

Founder & Executive Chairman
Joe Tsai

Joe Tsai

Executive Vice Chairman

Alibaba Office Locations

Alibaba has offices in Bellevue and Hangzhou Shi
Hangzhou Shi, CN (HQ)
699 Wang Shang Lu
Bellevue, US
500 108th Ave NE
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Alibaba Financials and Metrics

Alibaba Financials

Alibaba's revenue was reported to be $12.30 b in Y, 2015
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

7.5 b

Net income (Q1, 2017)

2.2 b

Market capitalization (27-Oct-2017)

448 b

Closing share price (27-Oct-2017)

170.3
Alibaba's current market capitalization is $448 b.
Annual
USDY, 2015

Revenue

12.3 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017

Revenue

7.5 b

Net Income

2.2 b
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

206.1 k
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Alibaba Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015FY, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016FY, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Active Buyers

255 m279 m350 m307 m334 m367 m423 m386 m407 m454 m439 m443 m434 m

Revenue per Active Buyer

¥168 ¥171 ¥166 ¥168 ¥171 ¥189 ¥174 ¥184 ¥251 ¥215 ¥241 ¥202

Mobile Monthly Active Users

163 m188 m289 m217 m265 m307 m410 m346 m393 m507 m450 m493 m427 m

Revenue per Mobile MAU

¥27 ¥62 ¥39 ¥52 ¥76 ¥123 ¥87 ¥108 ¥179 ¥151 ¥166 ¥140
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Alibaba Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Ele.me (5 k)February 26, 2018
Visualead (33)December 03, 2017
Cainiao Logistics (274)September 26, 2017$807 m
Intime Retail January 12, 2017$2.60 b
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Alibaba News and Updates

Alibaba to Invest $320 Million in Thailand, as Rivals Boost Presence

Alibaba-backed Lazada is already one of the most popular e-commerce businesses in Thailand.

Alibaba to invest $320 million in Thailand, as rivals boost presence

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Alibaba is investing $320 million in Thailand as the e-commerce giant aims to tap Chinese consumers' appetite for the Southeast nation's agricultural goods and for its tourism market amid growing competition from rivals.

BRIEF-Oath Hires Former Alibaba Group Executive As President & COO

* OATH HIRES FORMER ALIBABA GROUP EXECUTIVE AS PRESIDENT & COO

BRIEF-Thai Government Says Alibaba Group To Invest More Than 10 Billion Baht In 'Digital Hub' In Eastern Economic Corridor

* THAI GOVERNMENT SAYS ALIBABA GROUP TO INVEST MORE THAN 10 BILLION BAHT ($320.31 million) IN 'DIGITAL HUB' IN EASTERN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR Further company coverage: ($1 = 31.2200 baht) (Reporting by Chayut Setboonsarng)

BRIEF-Oceanwide Signs Agreement With Alibaba's Cloud-Computing Subsidiary Aliyun

* SAYS IT SIGNS FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT WITH ALIBABA'S CLOUD-COMPUTING SUBSIDIARY ALIYUN ON SMART CITY RELATED PROJECT IN WUHAN CITY Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/2qIVgT1 Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
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