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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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November 02, 2016
Wanda Chairman Reveals Ambitious Plan to Invest Billions in “All Six” Hollywood Studios

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – In Beijing with Wang Jianlin, China’s richest man, as he weighs in on everything from Nicole Kidman (his “muse”) to Disney’s Bob Iger and NBCUniversal’s Steve Burke (“They are very gifted leaders and also very creative”) and opens up about his brutal upbringing.

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July 15, 2016
China Firms Stake Claim on Hollywood

Wall Street Journal Asia – Chinese companies are increasingly staking their claim on Hollywood, with Dalian Wanda Group Co. closer to its goal of becoming the world’s dominant cinema company after reports that it is in talks to buy a minority stake in the Paramount Pictures movie studio.

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June 24, 2016
Chinese Euro Soccer Investors Going for Gold

Caixin Online – Chinese companies are buying soccer teams across Europe, echoing the Beijing government’s ambitious plan to turn the nation into a soccer powerhouse.

The powerhouse plan, which has backing from President Xi Jinping, has led to nine deals inked by Chinese investors for stakes in soccer clubs in France, Italy, Britain and other European countries since January 2015.

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April 29, 2016
‘Kung Fu Panda’ Coup? How DreamWorks Could Benefit NBCUniversal in China

The Hollywood Reporter – Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is betting big — to the tune of $3.8 billion — that purchasing DreamWorks Animation will deliver strategic benefits throughout NBCUniversal. In China, the deal’s potential upsides and uncertainties are especially pronounced.

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