Exclusive: Emtek in JV talks with Alibaba, deal may see investment in Bukalapak

Exclusive: Emtek in JV talks with Alibaba, deal may see investment in Bukalapak

An employee is seen behind a glass wall with the logo of Alibaba at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, April 23, 2014. REUTERS/Chance Chan/Files

Indonesia’s second largest media group Emtek is in talks with Alibaba Group to form a partnership, three different people aware of the development confirmed, and the possible deal could also see the Chinese e-commerce giant invest in local marketplace Bukalapak.

The potential deal between Emtek and Alibaba has several contours.

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