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China’s JD.Com Inc (9618.HK) said on Wednesday it would issue shares worth $220 million to investor Tencent Holdings Inc (0700.HK) over a three-year period to access certain services on the latter’s WeChat platform.

The deal follows Tencent’s sale of a $16.4 billion stake in JD.com to Walmart Inc (WMT.N) last year and extends an existing partnership with the WeChat owner.

Tencent, which first invested in JD.com in 2014, owns 2.7% of outstanding Class A shares of the company as of March 25, according to a regulatory filing.