Antaeus Group

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Antaeus Group
Privately held company
Key people
Zhang Baoquan (Founder)[1]
Wang Qiuyang(Chairman)[2]
ServicesReal estate, Movie industry

Antaeus Group is a major Chinese conglomerate based in Beijing.[3] The company runs a series of businesses and investments including Antaeus Cinema and Mangrove Resorts.[4]

Services[change | change source]

Antaeus Group was founded by entrepreneur, Zhang Baoquan and his wife Wang Quiyang in 1992.[5][1][2] In 2002 they began their venture into the art community by creating China’s first non-profit art museum the Today Art Gallery.[6] In 2003 they launched the Beijing Apple Charity Foundation, which was founded by the co-chairwoman Wang Qiuyang.[7]

Notably, the company helped produce the famous Chinese movie Ip Man (2008).[8] In 2013, Antaeus Film Group produced a musical film Blue Sky Bones.[9] According to Variety, Antaues has recently sold theaters to Perfect World, a film company.[10]

Antaues's hospitality and real estate sector operates some of the largest hotel complexes in the world including the Sanya Bay Mangrove Resort, the worlds 2nd largest Non Casino hotels with more than 5,000 hotel rooms and the partially opened Qingdao Mangrove Resort, reported to have more than 4,000 hotel rooms..[11][12]

Notable subsidies[change | change source]

  • Time Antaeus Film Group[13]
  • Mangrove Resorts & Hotels[14][15]
  • Today Art Gallery[16]

Accolades[change | change source]

  • Mont Blanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award, 2008[16]
  • DLP Cinema Marketing Achievement Award[17]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The 400 Richest Chinese: #260 Zhang Baoquan -". Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Wang Qiuyang: a Delicate but Determined Woman Entrepreneur - All China Women's Federation". Retrieved 21 May 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. "Hotelier rolls the dice in Hainan". China Daily. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  4. Frater, Patrick (7 September 2016). "China's Perfect World Buys Antaeus Cinema Chain". Variety. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  5. "More bad news expected for Chinese real estate". The New York Times. 3 November 2008. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  6. "China: The Explosive Growth Continues". ARTnews. 3 January 2006. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  7. "Mountain of fear". Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  8. "Cine Grand pacts with Time Antaeus". Screen Daily. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  9. "Chinese pop star Cui Jian plans to direct for Beijing Antaeus". Screen International. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  10. "China Box Office Slowdown Yields Winners and Losers". Variety. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  11. "Antaeus Group Set To Build First Casino Hotel In China". Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  12. "'China's Hawaii' gets a boost from President Xi Jinping, and so do these businesses". The Straits Times. 16 April 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  13. "Christie pacts with China's Time Antaeus Media Group | Film Journal International". Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  14. "Antaeus Group brings Mangrove Tree to Qingdao". Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  15. "Trends: Antaeus Group brings Mangrove Tree to Qingdao". Global Times. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Executive Profile of Baoquan Zhang". Bloomberg. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  17. "CineAsia Award Winners". Retrieved 21 May 2018.

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