Eleven countries. Over 650 million people. Hundreds of languages and dialects.
Tackling a region as diverse as Southeast Asia isn’t easy for any company. Not even if you’re a financial services giant affiliated with Chinese internet behemoth Alibaba. Not even if you’re a company that’s looking to rake in US$35 billion in what would be the largest initial public offering in history.
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma’s Jack Ma’s Jack Ma holds 50.5% voting rights in Ant Group through shares owned by his entities Hangzhou Junhan and Hangzhou Junao.