Alibaba Group Holding’s (NYSE:BABA) On-Demand Services Unit Is Close To Securing $1.2B Of Funding For Expansion

Shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it a decrease of -0.01% to close at $86.79. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s on-demand services unit is close to securing $1.2 billion of funding for expansion after getting backing from first-time investors including Silver Lake Management and China’s sovereign wealth fund, people familiar with the matter said.

The latest round for Koubei, which deals in local services such as food delivery, will surpass a $1 billion target with backing from China Investment Corp., according to the people, who asked not to be named because the matter is private. The round also includes Yunfeng Capital, a fund backed by Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma, and values the two-year-old startup at about $8 billion, they said. Moving forward to saw long-term intention, the experts calculate Return on Investment of 7.20%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 46.48% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -21.01%. BABA last month stock price volatility remained 2.10%.

Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a gain of 0.87% to 58.20 with around 68976 shares have changed hands in this session. Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) declared that it has acquired Rio De Janeiro based WDev Soluc’o es em Tecnologia S/A, with the goal of becoming the largest one-stop insurance software services provider in Brazil, while offering a wider repertoire of insurance related software services to prospective clients in Latin American markets.

Under the terms of the contract, Ebix’s Latin American subsidiary has acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of WDEV. Ebix funded the purchase using its internal cash reserves, with no Ebix shares being issued. Ebix expects the transaction to be immediately accretive for its shareholders.

“Over the last 5 years, WDEV, has built a strong reputation for its extensive domain knowledge, technical expertise and ability to innovate while delivering and deploying exceptional insurance software,” Guillermo Reid, Founder and CEO of WDEV, said. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 107.12% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -7.51%.

Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 4.60% and for the year was 72.83%, while the YTD performance remained at 78.63%. EBIX has Average True Range for 14 days of 1.49.

 

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