Deals Rumor Mill: Alibaba, Telefonica, Cemex

Law360, New York (July 11, 2014, 3:55 PM EDT) -- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. could launch its initial public offering process as soon as the end of the month, sources told The Wall Street Journal on Friday. The timeline for the potentially $20 billion IPO, which would rank as one of the largest ever, was laid out in an email to some of Alibaba's current investors, marking the first official acknowledgement of the timing plans, the report said. The timing will still depend heavily on the market, however.

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