Founded in 1993, Alpha Group Co., Ltd. (002292, formally known as ‘Alpha Animation & Culture’) is China’s first listed animation company with a net worth of 5 billion Pounds.
In 2013, Alpha established a multinational and cross-enterprise development system of an all-in-one industrial eco-chain network focusing on intellectual property of animation, games, literature, film, media, platform, toys, derivative products, education, theme parks, smart technology, VR and such with a 4 billion CNY investment.
Alpha formed Alpha Pictures in 2014 and co-produced critically acclaimed films such as ‘The Mermaid’ and ‘The Revenant’. Soon to be released films such as ‘Rakshasa Street’ and ‘Assassin’s Creed’ are also highly anticipated.
In 2015, Alpha acquired U17 (u17.com), China’s premier platform for more than 40,000 original comics created by 20,000 comic writers. This merge was the largest acquisition deal in the Chinese animation history and will further extend Alpha’s diverse range of creative contents and intellectual property lineup.
Alpha launched Alpha Games at the end of 2015. Main focuses of the new subsidiary company include game publishing, development, project operation, IP authorization and such. Its top-notch capabilities of game development and operation along with Alpha’s pan-entertainment resources will certainly pave its way for becoming one of the big players in the gaming industry.
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