According to Bloomberg Businessweek Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has talked with Singapore’s Temasek Holdings Pte about providing financing to buy out Yahoo Inc.’s 40% stake in Alibaba. 

Recently Alibaba’s founder and CEO, Jack Ma stated that he was interested in buying Yahoo Inc.   He is obviously working on various options to dissolve Alibaba’s cumbersome relationship with Yahoo.

Source:  Bloomberg Businessweek