Form 6-K Alibaba Group Holding For: Sep 17

September 17, 2021 12:19 PM EDT

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Washington, D.C. 20549




Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


September 17, 2021


Commission File Number: 001-36614


Alibaba Group Holding Limited

(Registrant’s name)


26/F Tower One, Times Square

1 Matheson Street

Causeway Bay

Hong Kong

(Address of principal executive offices)


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:


Form 20-F x  Form 40-F ¨


Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K on paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ¨


Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K on paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ¨








Exhibit 99.1 – Voting Results of Annual General Meeting







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date: September 17, 2021 By: /s/ Kevin Jinwei ZHANG
  Name: Kevin Jinwei ZHANG

Company Secretary




Exhibit 99.1


Voting Results of 2021 Annual General Meeting


At Alibaba Group Holding Limited’s (the “Company”) annual general meeting of shareholders held on September 17, 2021 (the “AGM”), the Company’s shareholders:


elected each of Joseph C. TSAI, J. Michael EVANS and E. Börje EKHOLM to serve as Group I director for a three year term, or until their successors are elected or appointed or duly qualified; and 


ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022.


A total of approximately 19 billion ordinary shares, including those underlying ADSs, representing approximately 87% of the ordinary shares issued and outstanding as of August 4, 2021, the record date, were present in person or by proxy at the AGM. The results of the votes are as follows:


   For   Against   Abstain 
Resolutions  Votes   %   Votes   %   Votes   % 
Election of Directors                         
Joseph C. TSAI (Group I)   13,897,560,308   73.4%  4,976,533,404   26.3%  53,116,236   0.3%
J. Michael EVANS (Group I)   15,429,058,182   81.5%  3,444,337,350   18.2%  53,814,416   0.3%
E. Börje EKHOLM (Group I)   15,804,430,590   83.5%  3,109,508,486   16.4%  13,270,872   0.1%
Ratification of appointment of                         
PricewaterhouseCoopers as                         
Independent Registered Public                         
Accounting Firm for Fiscal Year 2022   18,192,965,177   96.1%  723,380,095   3.8%  10,999,276   0.1%


Daniel Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, as the person designated by the Company, was granted a discretionary proxy by Citibank, N.A., the depositary of the ADSs, pursuant to the Deposit Agreement governing the ADSs, to vote the ordinary shares underlying approximately 585 million ADSs for which no voting instructions were given by the holders, and he exercised the discretionary proxy to vote in favor of each of the proposals submitted for shareholder approval at the AGM.




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