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Tencent Music Announces $ 1 Billion Share Buyback Plan

Tencent Music Entertainment Group announced on Sunday plans to repurchase its $ 1 billion stake.

To statementThe board of directors of China-based music streaming services said it approved the repurchase of up to $ 1 billion in Class A shares in the form of American Depositary Receipts next year.

“The stock repurchase program underscores the board’s confidence in the company’s business outlook and long-term strategy, ultimately benefiting TME and bringing value to shareholders,” Tong Tao San, chairman of the board, said in a statement. I believe. “

The move will take place a few days after the US Securities and Exchange Commission announces that it has begun to take steps to implement stricter financial oversight of foreign-affiliated companies. In a statement last Wednesday SEC said It began enforcing the Trump era Corporate Social Responsibility Act, a breach that could lead to delisting from the US stock market.

Tencent Music Stock
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It fell 34% in a week after the announcement of the SEC.

Tencent Music Announces $ 1 Billion Share Buyback Plan

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