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Didi’s Founder Presides Over Unruly Investor Group

By  |  Aug. 1, 2016 10:53 AM PDT
Photo: Didi founder Cheng Wei. Photo by Didi.

If anyone needs supervoting shares to keep control of their company, it looks to be Didi Chuxing founder Cheng Wei.

Didi’s purchase of UberChina is just the latest in a series of mergers that Mr. Cheng has undertaken to create a $35 billion ride-sharing giant in China. That string of deals has created a potent mix of investors in the company.

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