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Published in TZ Latest News 9 September, 2014 by The TZ Newswire Staff

Alibaba IPO investors come third in Jack Ma’s vision

China’s richest man wants investors in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to know where they stand in its initial public offering — and that may not be where they imagine. “Customers first, employees second, and shareholders third,” Chairman Jack Ma wrote in a letter in Alibaba’s IPO filing last week valuing the company as high as $162.7 billion. Ma is taking a page from the IPO playbook of Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. (FB) by detailing his mission statement for China’s biggest e-commerce operator, which he founded in 1999 in his Hangzhou apartment.

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