The Hollywood Reporter – When Chinese real estate and investment conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group acquired Thomas Tull’s Legendary Entertainment for $3.5 billion in January, many thorny questions came to the fore.
FINANCIAL TIMES – Chinese soccer clubs have had their biggest-spending winter ever, poaching talent from the world’s richest leagues with big-money transfers as they buy into Xi Jinping’s dream for the country to become a heavyweight in world football.
BBC WORLD SERVICE – CastleHill Partners is interviewed on BBC World Service’s ‘Newshour’ program, featuring Razia Iqbal. CastleHill’s Managing Partner and CEO talks about China’s burgeoning media and entertainment industries as we enter 2016.
THE NEW YORK TIMES – The Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group, which already owns the AMC chain of multiplex cinemas, is poised to buy a majority stake in a Hollywood production company that makes blockbuster-style movies.