Skadden Advises Dada Nexus On USD 1.4bn Merge With JD Daojia

Legal News & Analysis – Asia Pacific - China – Corporate/M&A

25 April, 2016

 

Dada Nexus Limited, which operates China's largest crowdsourcing delivery platform, has entered into definitive agreements with JD.com Inc. (NASDAQ: JD), whereby JD.com will contribute its existing online-to-offline business unit (JD Daojia Business) and US$200 million in cash to Dada in exchange for a 47.4% stake in Dada.  The US$1.4 billion deal was announced on April 15, 2016.
 
Skadden is representing Dada.  The Skadden Hong Kong team includes partner Julie Gao, and associates Hongtao Lu and Weiwei Chen.