news April 26th, ant payment service announced that the company has completed the B round of financing in the day before, financing amounted to $4 billion 500 million, which is the global Internet industry so far the largest single private financing.
it is reported that this round of financing of new strategic investors including investment overseas and build trust (Construction Bank China subsidiary) respectively led investment group, a number of insurance companies, including China life, China Post Group (postal savings bank parent company), CDB and Chunhua capital, A round of strategic investors also continue to invest in.
ant gold suit president well Yin Dong said, B round of financing will be used mainly to continue to enhance security capabilities, increase technology investment, continue to strengthen international layout, and attract more talented people to join, ant payment service will also use this round of financing income, further promote a new round of technology development and application, with the financial security Internet Security and construction of global trust.
at present, China in the rural interior, there have been more than 140 million Alipay users, more than 37 million of the balance of treasure users with the people in the city enjoy the same mobile financial services, mobile Internet to help them get more information and get more income. In the global scope, ant payment service investment in India Paytm company, the use of ant gold suit and Alipay’s standards and technologies, has also let India local users get 122 million mobile financial services equal, and has become the world’s fourth largest electronic wallet. In South Korea, gold shares of Internet banking service ant K-bank is also preparing to wildly beating gongs and drums.