Headlines from China: Wanda Film to Acquire 96.8% Stake in Wanda Media

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Upon completion of the transaction, Wanda Film will be upgrated from a film exhibitor to a multi-faceted entertainment group. Read More

Wanda Quietly Launches Qingdao Movie Metropolis

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On April 28, Wang Jianlin and Wanda formally opened their Qingdao Movie Metropolis, a massive complex featuring 30 film studios, a theme park, shopping mall, luxury hotels, and even a yacht club and international hospital. Read More

Alibaba Acquires Stake in Wanda Film as the Entertainment Conglomerate Scales Back on Debt

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The acquisition will make Alibaba the second-largest shareholder of Wanda’s film group, with Wanda still controlling a 48.1% stake in the company. Read More

Why the Curtain Is Falling on Chinese Investment in Hollywood

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Chinese investors are likely to continue eyeing up overseas motion picture projects — except this time, they’ll have more seasoned perspectives. Read More

Film as Soft Power and Hard Currency: The Sino-Hollywood Courtship

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The old global hierarchies of developed and developing countries have been destabilized as emerging powers such as China compete with the reigning power, the United States, for global influence, and the European Union struggles to keep it together. Read More

Headlines from China: Wanda CEO Wang Jianlin and MPA’s Chairman Chris Dodd Meet at Wanda Headquarter

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On September 21, Wang Jianlin, CEO of Wanda Group, had a meeting at Wanda Group's headquarter with Chris Dodd, CEO and Chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America. Read More

Government Curbs Sink Overseas Investment in Property, Sports, Entertainment

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China’s outbound direct investment fell 41.8% year-on-year over the first eight months of 2017 in response to a government crackdown on overseas acquisitions in real estate, sports, and entertainment.  Read More

Headlines from China: Wanda Film to Continue Suspension of Trading, Requesting More Time for Assets Consolidation

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Wanda Film Holding Co plans to file a request to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange to continue the suspension of trading in its shares, as the company needs more time to prepare for its assets consolidation. Read More

What’s Next for Wanda?

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Something’s amiss when China’s richest man isn’t able to do overseas deals. Read More

Trending in China: Actress Sun Li Reveals Online Friendship with Jack Ma

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Movado brand ambassador and International Emmy nominee Sun Li revealed on Monday during a women and entrepreneurship conference that she and Jack Ma have been “online friends” for more than four years. Read More