City of Beijing Said To Seek Taking Didi Under State Control
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Beijing’s municipal government has proposed an investment in Didi Global Inc. that would give state-run firms control of the world’s largest ride-hailing company, according to people familiar with the matter. Under the preliminary proposal, Shouqi Group — part of the influential Beijing Tourism Group — and other firms based in the capital would acquire a stake in Didi, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing private information. Scenarios under consideration include the consortium taking a so-called “golden share” with veto power and a board seat, they added.

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