The culture and sports industries are the key areas for overseas investment and M&As for Wanda. By way of M&As, Wanda greatly promoted its core competitiveness and global influence.
AMC, a majority-owned subsidiary of Wanda Group, is the largest movie theater chain in the United States and also in the world with 8,200 screens in 661 theatres across the United States, capturing a market share of 24%.Hoyts Cinema
Wanda’s Hoyts Cinema is the second largest cinema chain operator in Oceania, owning 52 cinemas and 424 screens.Legendary Entertainment
Legendary Entertainment Wanda Group acquired Legendary Entertainment for $3.5 billion. Legendary is a leading film production company in the US that owns film, television, digital and comics divisions. It has grossed more than $12 billion worldwide at the box office.
Wanda has a 91.8% stake at Sunseeker, established in 1968. Sunseeker is one of the world's pre-eminent luxury motor yacht manufacturers with annual revenues of around $400 million. Sunseeker is capable of designing and manufacturing luxury yachts independently. Called Rolls Royce on the Sea, Sunseeker is royal families’ favorite yacht brand.Infront Sports & Media
Wanda's Infront Sports & Media is one of the world’s largest sports marketing, media production and broadcasting companies. The company has a daily average transmission of more than 10 events (including 20 world championship events) covering 25 sporting events. It is ranked rst globally in both football and winter sports.World Triathlon Corporation
US based World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) is the owner of the world's famous Ironman triathlon brand, accounting for 91% of market share of the world's long-distance triathlons. The ultra-triathlon event IRONMAN? (3.9 km of swimming + 180 km of cycling + 42 km of running) and the half Ironman IRONMAN? 70.3? (1.9 km of swimming + 90 km of cycling + 21.1 km of running) are the main event brands. It is the world's largest mass sporting event participation platform.
Wanda Group controls a 20% stake in Club Atle?tico de Madrid, one of the world's leading football clubs with a long history of success. Atle?tico has won La Liga on ten occasions, was crowned La Liga champion in 2013-2014 and became a UEFA Champions League nalist in the same season.