Alibaba clarified againretrenchmentRumors. Alibaba said on the evening of the 19th that “Alibaba is going to lay off 25,000 employees” is a rumor. The paper reported that Yan Qiao, head of public relations of Alibaba Group, refuted the rumor in a WeChat Moments on the 19th, saying, “Wrong! It was a rumor in May, and it was refuted at that time.” Alibaba said: “Rumors” There are reports of layoffs one after another, but these are false. This is fake.” It is reported that Alibaba has called the police in response to this rumor.
However, according to Alibaba’s financial report for the second fiscal quarter of fiscal year 2024 (as of Sept. 30) released last week, in the first three quarters through Sept. 30, Alibaba’s workforce decreased by a total of 14,785. The paper said Alibaba will reduce its workforce by 7,232 people in 2021 and 19,576 people in 2022.
Recently, Alibaba has released a series of major news, which has attracted the market’s attention.The official website of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently published a document showing that Alibaba’s founded byjack maTwo family trust companies plan to reduce their stake in the Alibaba founder’s 5 million shares on Nov. 21, worth about US$870 million.
Affected by this, Alibaba’s share price fell. On the 17th, Alibaba’s Hong Kong shares closed down 9.96% in a single day; On the 16th and 17th, Alibaba’s US stocks fell for two consecutive trading days, with a cumulative decline of 10.88%.
In response to this news, a lawyer from Jack Ma’s office said on the evening of the 17th that the sale plan disclosed this time is a long-term plan. Jack Ma is strongly optimistic about Alibaba. The current stock price is far lower than Alibaba’s real value, and he will still hold Alibaba shares tightly.
In addition, in March this year, Alibaba announced that it would launch the biggest transformation in its 24 years of existence. The group will be divided and merged.reconstructionIt has formed six major business groups and a number of business companies, the so-called “1+6+N” structure. That is, six major business groups and a number of business companies, including commerce and large entertainment, under Alibaba Group, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, Taobao Tmall Business, Local Life, Cainyao and International Digital will be established, if the business groups and companies meet the conditions, So they will have the possibility of independent financing and listing.
However, on the evening of the 16th of this month, Alibaba Group disclosed in its financial report that due to various uncertainties, it will no longer promote the complete spin-off of Cloud Intelligence Group. Besides, Hema’s initial public offering plan was also suspended.