• Can Legendary Entertainment Bypass China's Film Ouota System

April 08, 2016
Can Legendary Entertainment Bypass China’s Film Quota System?

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.

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February 02, 2016
Chinese Football Clubs Go On Global Shopping Spree

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.

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January 13, 2016
BBC World Service Newshour Interview of CastleHill Partners

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.


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January 5, 2016
Dalian Wanda of China May Buy Majority Stake in Legendary Entertainment

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.

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January 5, 2016
Dalian Wanda’s acquisition of Legendary Entertainment could spur a flurry of dealmaking by Chinese billionaires, including Alibaba’s Jack Ma

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER –  The frenetic pace of dealmaking between Hollywood and China is showing no signs of abating at the start of 2016.

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