15 Feb '12, 9pm

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HONG KONG - Alibaba Group and Japan's Softbank will bypass negotiators and go directly to Yahoo!'s chief executive after talks over the sale of Yahoo!'s Asian holdings broke down, a person familiar with the negotiations said yesterday. The struggling Internet company has been in discussions to sell its stakes in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group and Yahoo! Japan back to Alibaba and Yahoo! Japan shareholder Softbank. The person said Yahoo!'s negotiating team seemed to have different ideas from the company's leaders. So, "Softbank and Alibaba will be reaching out to Scott Thompson to get clarity on what the heck is going on". Yahoo! wants to appease shareholders by selling its two most valuable assets to raise money for dividends or possible acquisitions. But a complicated deal that would have enabled Yahoo! to escape taxes fell apart. The person said the talks broke ...

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