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HONG KONG: Didi Global Inc disclosed a US$4.7bil (RM19.60bil) loss after revenues shrank in the September quarter, revealing the rising cost of a series of regulatory actions that will force China’s ride-sharing leader to shift its listing to Hong Kong next year.
Didi, one of the highest-profile targets of a broad Beijing campaign to rein in the country’s giant tech sector, reported US$6.6bil (RM27.53bil) of sales, down more than 13% from the June quarter and 1.6% from a year earlier.
The surprise disclosure comes as the company prepares to delist from New York.
The ride-hailing giant is planning to work with Goldman Sachs Group Inc, CMB International and CCB International on the shift, which could be a so-called listing by introduction, people familiar with the matter said.
That arrangement, which doesn’t involve any fundraising, requires little marketing and would allow United States investors to swap their shares for the new stock in Hong Kong.
Once hailed for ousting Uber Technologies Inc from China, Didi has become one of the highest-profile targets of Beijing’s campaign to rein in its increasingly powerful tech sector.
But it incensed regulators after going ahead with the New York debut despite concerns about the security of its data, triggering a series of probes that culminated in the forced delisting. Its shares slid more than 8% in New York.
“Didi Global Inc’s longer-term growth outlook is clouded by Chinese regulators’ crackdown on its use of consumer data, as restrictions could inhibit its ability to efficiently grow its core mobility business and introduce new products.
“Its near-monopoly of China’s US$50bil (RM208.52bil) domestic ride-hailing market, which is expected to more than double by 2025, is a solid foundation for growth as long as Didi can navigate the regulatory situation.
“Yet its international ride-sharing business and other initiatives may continue to rapidly burn cash. A planned delisting from New York and listing in Hong Kong suggests a messy road ahead,” said Bloomberg Intelligence’s Matthew Kanterman and Tiffany Tam
The unprecedented move underscored the depth of Beijing’s concern about the potential leakage of sensitive data to a geopolitical rival, as well as the extent to which the government will go to punish Didi for contravening its wishes.
In Wednesday’s surprise disclosure, the company announced Alibaba Group Holding Ltd chairman Daniel Zhang had resigned from the board, to be replaced by a lower-ranking Alibaba executive.
The regulatory turmoil has both increased the cost of business for Didi and allowed rivals like Meituan to encroach on its market share.
Didi posted a net loss of 30.4 billion yuan (RM19.91bil) for the September quarter, down from a 665 million yuan (RM435.46mil) profit a year earlier.