Uber receives nearly $2 billion investment from Chinese firms

(From Reuters)

Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday it has received almost $2 billion in funding from Chinese investors, some as part of a recent fundraising round that valued the U.S. firm’s Chinese unit at $7 billion.

uber-HK22Uber’s main global entity received the rest of the money, though the company did not specify how much each unit got. The details were reported by Chinese media on Wednesday and confirmed by an Uber spokeswoman.

Previously unreported Chinese investors include China Minsheng Banking Corp, real estate developer China Vanke Co Ltd and China Broadband Capital. Read more

 



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