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HJ Mai

HJ Mai is the assistant managing editor for SportsBusiness Daily Global.

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Infront Owner Wanda Looking For More Opportunities To Build Sports Business Sector

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 28 / 15

Infront owner Dalian Wanda Group is looking for further opportunities to grow its sports business sector. The China-based group has a particular interest in the Chinese and broader Asian markets, but also sees opportunities in North America. It is understood that Wednesday’s acquisition of th...

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Tags: Finance, Europe, China

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, Australia

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