E-House Forms Joint Venture With Sequoia, Yunfeng, Sina

Shanghai-based real estate services company E-House (China) Holdings Limited says that it plans to form a property oriented financial services joint venture with Sina Corporation, Sequoia Capital China and Yunfeng Capital, according to a company announcement.

The joint venture will leverage E-House’s home buyer data and Sina’s online users to launch a series of asset-backed financial products, bridging individuals borrowers and investors.

E-House and Sina will each have a 42.5% stake in the new joint venture.

E-House also plans to form a community-focused joint venture with Sina, Focus Media and Shentong Express to provide online to offline (O2O) services. E-House will hold a 55% stake in the joint venture.

Founded in 2000, U.S.-listed E-House offers real estate services, including online advertising and e-commerce, primary sales agency, secondary brokerage, information and consulting, offline advertising and promotion, and real estate investment management services.

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