Alibaba’s executive chairman, Jack Ma, has agreed to several investments recently. But accounting issues at Alibaba Pictures Group, which Alibaba took control of two months ago, may lead to questions about whether Alibaba has been carrying out sufficient due diligence as it vets potential takeover targets.
Alibaba’s executive chairman, Jack Ma, has agreed to several investments recently. But accounting issues at Alibaba Pictures Group, which Alibaba took control of two months ago, may lead to questions about whether Alibaba has been carrying out sufficient due diligence as it vets potential takeover targets. File photo by Kiyoshi Ota Bloomberg News
Alibaba’s executive chairman, Jack Ma, has agreed to several investments recently. But accounting issues at Alibaba Pictures Group, which Alibaba took control of two months ago, may lead to questions about whether Alibaba has been carrying out sufficient due diligence as it vets potential takeover targets. File photo by Kiyoshi Ota Bloomberg News

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