Tiger Global Reduces Bitauto Stake ~ market folly

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Tiger Global Reduces Bitauto Stake

Chase Coleman and Feroz Dewan's Tiger Global filed an amended 13G with the SEC regarding its position in Bitauto (BITA).  Per the filing, Tiger Global now owns 9.6% of the company with around 6 million shares.

They've reduced their stake by 479,978 shares since the end of the first quarter.  The filing was made due to activity on March 23rd.

Per Google Finance, Bitauto is "a China-based provider of Internet content and marketing services. The Company also distributes its dealer customers’ automobile pricing and promotional information through approximately 600 Internet service provider partners, including Tencent, Netease and Qihoo 360. It operates in four segments bitauto.com advertising business, which offers automakers and dealers a range of advertising services through its Website, and mobile applications; EP platform business, which provides Web-based and mobile-based digital marketing and sales assistant solutions and customer relationship management applications to new automobile dealers in China; taoche.com business, whichprovides listing services to used automobile dealers which display used automobile inventory information on the Website, mobile applications and digital marketing solutions business, which provides automakers with digital marketing solutions."

You can view other portfolio activity from Tiger Global here.

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