For the consideration of $1 billion, the Dalian Wanda Group has finalized a deal for the purchase of Dick Clark Productions.
Wang Jianlin, head of Dalian Wanda Group, agreed to buy the Ironman Triathlon races organizer in a deal amounting to $650 milion. The deal was announced Thursday in a move for Asia's richest man to diversify his sports fortfolio. The developer also mentioned the possibility of another sports related purchase before the year ends.
Wanda Cinema Line Corp (002739.SZ), a unit of China's leading property developer Dalian Wanda Group, said it would buy Australian cinema chain Hoyts Group, a purchase that underscores its parent's ambitions to become a global entertainment company.
The closing of the sale on Wednesday of New York's famed Waldorf Astoria hotel to China's Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd for $1.95 billion marks the tip of an unprecedented wave of Chinese investment pouring into U.S. hotels.
China's Dalian Wanda Group Co, whose real estate arm just raised about $3.7 billion in a Hong Kong share sale, said on Friday it has bought a controlling stake in 99Bill Corp, a Chinese third-party payment processor similar to PayPal.
Australia's Hoyts Group said on Tuesday it has been sold by its private equity owner Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) to an investment vehicle set up by Chinese entrepreneur Sun Xishuang.
Wanda Cinema Line Co. Ltd., a movie theater company controlled by Chinese real estate mogul Wang Jianlin, has received approval for a share-offering in China in which it hopes to raise up to 2 billion yuan (US$325.6 million).
Chinese real estate developer Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties, a unit of billionaire Wang Jianlin's Dalian Wanda Group, will seek approval from Hong Kong's bourse for an up to $6 billion initial public offering on Monday, IFR reported late on Wednesday citing sources familiar with the plans.
China's Dalian Wanda group and Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) said on Friday they would set up a 5 billion yuan ($814 million) e-commerce joint venture with Baidu Inc (BIDU.O), as the firms push into the high-growth e-commerce sector.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc is reportedly selling the shares it is offering in its initial public offering at a discount, which would value the cinema chain 7.2 times bigger than its estimated earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization or EBITDA in 2014.
US movie company AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said it will seek to raise USD 368 million in its initial public offering. AMC is owned by the Dalian Wanda Group controlled led by Wang Jianlin, the richest man in China.
A Bloomberg report said China's richest man Wang Jianlin may be acquiring luxury brands such as the Four Seasons hotel chain in his quest to expand his company Dalian Wanda Group to the US.
Wang Jianlin announced his biggest single investment in the movie and television industry valued USD8.17 billion.
Shares of Marriott International Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. had increased following the announced acquisition of hotel chains by Dalian Wanda Group's Wang Jianlin.
In an interview with Bloomberg News, China's richest man Wang Jianlin has hired two investment banks to assist his company in planned acquisitions of hotel management companies in the US and London.