The need for domestic data security checks of Chinese tech companies, such as Didi, before listing in the US adds another layer of uncertainty for IPO investors. Photo: Reuters
The need for domestic data security checks of Chinese tech companies, such as Didi, before listing in the US adds another layer of uncertainty for IPO investors. Photo: Reuters

Didi Chuxing ‘forced its way’ to a New York listing, triggering data security review, sources say

  • Source says Didi pushed ahead with US listing before it had full clearance from CAC, forcing Beijing’s hand
  • Didi says it had no foreknowledge of security review and says it will cooperate with Chinese authorities

The need for domestic data security checks of Chinese tech companies, such as Didi, before listing in the US adds another layer of uncertainty for IPO investors. Photo: Reuters
The need for domestic data security checks of Chinese tech companies, such as Didi, before listing in the US adds another layer of uncertainty for IPO investors. Photo: Reuters
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