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Go global: Wanda's top 10 foreign acquisitions

2016-07-22 06:58

By (chinadaily.com.cn)

Go global: Wanda's top 10 foreign acquisitions

Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Wanda Group, shakes hands with American film producer Thomas Tull, Chairman and CEO of Legendary Entertainment, at a signing ceremony for Wanda Cultural Industry Group merging Legendary Entertainment in Beijing, January 12, 2016. [Photo /IC]

Legendary Entertainment

Date: January 12, 2016

Country: United States

Amount: $3.5 billion

Wanda's acquisition of US film studio Legendary Entertainment in 2016 for $3.5 billion marked it as China's largest overseas cultural acquisition to date.

Legendary Entertainment has produced 46 feature films, including such blockbusters as Jurassic World, Hangover series, and the Dark Knight Batman trilogy.