On December 4, Warburg Pincus officially announced that Wei Zhen will step down as the President of Warburg Pincus China. Fang Min and Zhou Lang will assume the roles of Co-Presidents of Private Equity Investments in China for Warburg Pincus.
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort announced its financial performance for the 2022 fiscal year on May 15th. For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, the resort reported a net loss of HKD 2.1 billion (about USD 270 million), which narrowed by 12% compared to the previous year and marked two consecutive years of narrowing losses.
On May 11th, Dada Group released its Q1 2023 financial results. In the first quarter, Dada Group's total revenue reached RMB 2.6 billion (about USD 370 million), a year-on-year increase of 27%. The adjusted net loss rate narrowed by over 16 percentage points compared to the same period last year.
Recently, Luckin Coffee released its Q1 2023 financial report. The report shows that Luckin Coffee achieved a total net revenue of RMB 4.437 billion (USD 640 million) in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 84.5% year-on-year.
On April 18th, the Hurun Research Institute published the "2023 Global Unicorn List," which includes non-public companies founded after 2000 and valued at over $1 billion. The valuation calculation for this list was based on data from the end of 2022.
Prosus, a major shareholder of Tencent, announced that as part of its ongoing share buyback plan, it will deposit 96 million Tencent shares it holds into the Hong Kong Central Clearing and Settlement System (CCASS) in certificate form this week to enable these shares to be traded orderly on the market.
On April 10th, SOHO China underwent a change in its business registration information. The legal representative and chairman of the board were changed from Pan Shiyi to Xu Jin.
He Xiaodong, the Vice President of JD.com, which is one of China's largest e-commerce companies, announced on April 8 at a summit that the company will be launching an "industrial version" of ChatGPT called ChatJD this year.
On April 6th, Lenovo Group's 2023/24 fiscal year kick-off meeting was held in Beijing. Yang Yuanqing, Chairman and CEO of Lenovo, stated that over the past three years, the company's revenue has increased from ¥ 350 billion to ¥ 460 billion.
On April 6th, Honda China announced that the cumulative sales of Honda's terminal cars in China in March 2023 were 82,041 units, a year-on-year decrease of 18.8%.
On March 28th Beijing time, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a lawsuit against CZ, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, accusing the company of intentionally providing unregistered cryptocurrency derivative products in the United States in violation of federal laws.
On March 24th, UISEE Technologies, a cutting-edge driverless solution provider, officially announced the completion of a round C financing worth several hundred million yuan. This round of investment was led by Dongfeng Asset Management and Chongqing High-tech Holdings under Chongqing High-tech Development and Construction Investment Group. The funds will accelerate the broad-based expansion of UISEE Technologies in key strategic industries.
Meituan's consumer finance company was recently reported to be established in Shenzhen this year. However, a Meituan representative stated that the company has no clear short-term plan or goal for the specific license application.
Airstar Digital Technology is a key company in Xiaomi's financial business segment, and its business mainly includes industrial financial services, financial technology services and personal financial services.
Xiaomi recently announced in an internal email that it appointed Alain Lam, vice president and CFO of the group, to serve as the chairman of Airstar Digital Technology, the financial arm of the group.
Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank, which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx), disclosed on August 25 its latest semi-annual report, also mentioning the performance of its joint venture Chongqing Xiaomi Consumer Finance Co., Ltd., which owns its shares.
Quillion Technology, which has been in operation for more than half a year and was working on general-purpose computing and data center solutions, informed all staff on August 5 that the company would cease its operations.
Huawei is looking to globalize its operations in the financial services field, with a particular focus on Africa and the Asia-Pacific.
Luo Min, the founder and CEO of Qudian, a technology platform empowering the online consumer finance experience in China, said on July 18 that the company has begun to focus on ready-to-cook meals, and is winding down its financial credit business.
On Wednesday, Tianyancha revealed that a wholly-owned subsidiary by Ant Group was formerly established. The new subsidiary has been named Ant Suosuoshu (Hangzhou) Information Technology Co., Ltd.