[Reuters] Alibaba buys back 20 percent stake held by Yahoo for $7.1 billion

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[Reuters] Alibaba buys back 20 percent stake held by Yahoo for $7.1 billion - 05/20/12 10:31 PM

(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc said it is to sell up to half of its stake in Internet entrepreneur Jack Ma's Alibaba Group back to the Chinese company for $7.1 billion, and hand most of the sale proceeds to its shareholders.