China Blocks Dalian Wanda from Completing Overseas Deals: Report

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China is reportedly restricting the completion of six overseas deals by Wanda Group as part of a broader crackdown on offshore investments. Read More

Despite 2016 Slowdown, Wanda’s Zeng Predicts Strong China Cinema Growth

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The president of the world's largest cinema exhibitor said earlier this week that he expects the growth of China's cinema market to resume double-digit growth despite expanding less than four percent in 2016. Read More

Moving Money Out of China: It’s Tricky

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The State Administration of Foreign Exchange has demonstrated that it is more than happy to prevent showy, offshore deals, which almost always tends to describe the purchase of or investment in Hollywood properties. Read More

Billion-Dollar China Deal for Dick Clark Productions in Jeopardy: Reports

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The deal could still happen, but would get a hard look from the Treasury Department’s Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. Read More

Orange Sky Golden Harvest’s China Operations Bought by Dadi Cinema

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The purchase is the latest sign of consolidation in China’s cinema market and a fillip for OSHG investors Huayi Brothers and Alibaba Pictures Group in their battle with market leader Wanda Cinema Line. Pan-Asian cinema exhibition group Orange Sky Golden Harvest (OSGH) has sold its entire China operation to Dadi Cinema Construction, the companies announced Read More

Wanda’s AMC Entertainment Acquires Nordic Cinema Group for US$929 Million

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The Beijing-based company now owns more than 10 percent of the world’s cinema screens. Dalian Wanda Group continued to push its dominant position as the world’s leading cinema exhibitor with the acquisition of over 400 more screens, buying Nordic Cinema Group for US$929 million. It is Wanda’s US cinema arm, AMC Entertainment, that is officially Read More

Dalian Wanda Buys Dick Clark Productions for $1 Billion

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China's most ambitious entertainment company adds to a portfolio that already includes AMC Entertainment and Legendary Pictures. Read More

China’s Richest Man Sets His Sights on the Golden Globes and Miss America

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China’s richest man Wang Jianlin reportedly has his sights set on Dick Clark Productions, the company behind the Golden Globe Awards, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and "So You Think You Can Dance." Read More

Post Brexit, Pound Fell, Wanda’s AMC Picked Up Odeon In Bid to Rise to No.1

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AMC's move to Europe comes amidst a stall in its attempted acquisition of Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas, which, if successful, would make a combined entity the largest exhibitor in the United States. Read More

Legal Roundup: Media Crackdown Convergence

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New content rules that specify in great detail what cannot be shown on TV. Read More