Wanda’s Wang Heads for Record M&A Year With $16 Billion in Deals

  • From Legendary to Odeon, Wang’s been on a shopping spree
  • Tycoon is seeking to transform Wanda into Disney competitor

Billionaire Wang Jianlin.

Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Billionaire Wang Jianlin is headed for a record year of mergers and acquisitions as the Chinese tycoon seeks to build an entertainment empire that could challenge Walt Disney Co. by the end of the decade.

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