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January 18, 2018
Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund leads $15.5m Series B in Space Cycle

Deal Street Asia – Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund II, managed by WI Harper Group, has led an RMB100 million ($15.5 million) Series B round in boutique fitness studio chain Space Cycle. The transaction marks the fund’s largest investment to date. CastleHill Partners was the exclusive financial advisor to Space Cycle for this transaction.

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  • Chinese Film Fund Bets $100M on Hollywood Directors Amid Fraught U.S. Relations

August 28, 2017
Chinese Film Fund Bets $100M on Hollywood Directors Amid Fraught U.S. Relations

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – The mysterious Chinese firm has signed an impressive roster of veteran Hollywood filmmakers to development pacts, including F Gary Gray, Roland Emmerich and James Wan. China might be escalating its crackdown on investment into Hollywood, but at least one bold film company with Middle Kingdom roots is forging ahead undeterred.

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March 23, 2017
Chinese investors look to hockey as NHL tries to expand footprint

Chinese companies and entrepreneurs have poured billions of dollars into buying soccer clubs across Europe.
Now, those companies are turning to the sport that is sometimes referred to in China as “soccer on ice,” at a
moment the NHL is readying a major new push into the world’s most populous country.

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Feburary 17, 2017
Inside China’s celluloid kingdom

THE GLOBE AND MAIL – Sino-Hollywood’s most expensive co-production of all time seeks to break down barriers between East and West, but the film once again shows that lofty goal may be easier said than done

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January 13, 2017
What If China’s Money Stream Stops Flowing to Hollywood?

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – Beijing begins monitoring “irrational” investments in entertainment companies (even while Alibaba pledges $7.2 billion) as one deal falls apart and all eyes focus on Trump.

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