In February 14th, Jingdong group (NASDAQ:JD) announced that its Jingdong Logistics Group (hereinafter referred to as Jingdong logistics) completed the binding final capital increase agreement, with a total financing amount of 2 billion 500 million US dollars.
The main investment side of the financing include Hillhouse capital, Sequoia China, China Merchants Group, Tencent, China Life Insurance, China mother fund, ICBC international, China fund and many other organizations.
According to the final agreement, the total amount of this round of financing is about $2 billion 500 million. After the completion of the transaction, the Jingdong group will still hold a 81.4% stake in Jingdong logistics. The financing is expected to be completed at the end of the first quarter of 2018 in accordance with customary transaction conditions.
This is also the caseThe largest single financing in China's logistics industryNot only represents the high recognition of Jingdong's logistics growth potential by investment institutions, but also means that the new logistics company represented by Jingdong logistics will become a strong driving force for the industry in the future.
Since 2007, Jingdong has pioneered the logistics mode of B2C, and announced the establishment of Jingdong logistics group in April 2017. It is committed to opening up the infrastructure, management experience and professional technology accumulated over the past decade to the society. At present, Jingdong logistics is the world's only six largest logistics network with small and medium-sized, large, cold chain, B2B, cross-border and crowdsourcing (dada), which covers 99% of the country's population. In the country, it operates nearly 500 large logistics centers, and the logistics infrastructure breaks through 10 million square meters.
Liu Qiangdong, chairman and chief executive officer of Jingdong group's board of directors, said that Jingdong logistics has greatly improved the circulation efficiency of China's retail industry, greatly reduced the cost of social logistics in China, and created the best user experience in the world.The financing will become a new starting point of Jingdong logistics. In the future, Jingdong logistics will build a smart supply chain value network with more open and symbiotic ideas and actively join hands with industry partners, aiming to become the infrastructure of China's commercial society.
Have more temperature and more temperatureEfficient, accurate and agile logistics servicesThrough technological innovation, realizationComprehensive and intelligent logistics systemAnd co - development with partners, industries and society to build a symbiotic logistics ecology.Create a win-win situation together to create value for the industry and the society