China’s retail major JD.com unit puts $306m in logistics platform ESR Cayman

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The logistics unit of China’s online retail giant JD.com has invested $306 million in ESR Cayman, a pan-Asia logistics real estate developer, in a move to broaden its business in key markets across Asia, ESR announced on Tuesday.

The investment comes after JD Logistics raised around $2.5 billion from top private equity and institutional investors, including Tencent and Sequoia China, in February.

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