UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13E-3
(Amendment No. 1)
(Rule 13e-100)
RULE 13E-3 TRANSACTION STATEMENT UNDER SECTION 13(e)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Wanda Sports Group Company Limited
(Name of the Issuer)

Wanda Sports Group Company Limited
Wanda Sports & Media (Hong Kong) Holding Co. Limited
 
Wanda Culture Holding Co. Ltd.
(Names Person(s) Filing Statement)

Class A Ordinary Shares, no par value*
(Title of Class of Securities)

93368R 101**
(CUSIP Number of Class of Securities)

Wanda Sports Group Company Limited
9/F, Tower B, Wanda Plaza
93 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District
100022, Beijing
People’s Republic of China
Telephone: +86-10-8558-8813
Wanda Sports & Media (Hong Kong) Holding Co. Limited
Room 1903, 19/F, Lee Garden One
33 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Telephone: +86-10-8558-7385
 
Wanda Culture Holding Co. Limited
Unit 606, 6th Floor, Alliance Building,
133 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong
Telephone: +86-10-8558-7385
 (Name, address, and telephone numbers of person authorized to receive notices and communications on behalf of filing persons)

With copies to:
Peter X. Huang, Esq.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
30/F, China World Office 2
No. 1, Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue
Beijing 100004, China
+86-10-6535-5500
Mark S. Bergman, Esq., Xiaoyu Greg Liu, Esq.
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Unit 5201, Fortune Financial Center
5 Dongsanhuan Zhonglu
Beijing 100020, China
Tel: +86‑10‑5828‑6300  Fax: +86-10-6530-9070/9080

 
This statement is filed in connection with (check the appropriate box):
The filing of solicitation materials or an information statement subject to Regulation 14A, Regulation 14C or Rule13e-3(c) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
The filing of a registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933.
A tender offer.
None of the above.
Check the following box if the soliciting materials or information statement referred to in checking box (a) are preliminary copies: 
Check the following box if the filing is a final amendment reporting the results of the transaction: 
CALCULATION OF FILING FEE
 
Transaction Valuation***
Amount of Filing Fee****
$105,800,577.8
$11,542.84
 
 
*
Not for trading, but only in connection with the listing of the American depositary shares (“ADSs”) on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq Global Select Market).  Every two ADSs represent three Class A ordinary shares (the “Class A Ordinary Shares”).
 
**
This CUSIP number applies to the ADSs.
 
***
Estimated solely for the purpose of determining the filing fee in accordance with Rule 0-11(b)(1) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). The filing fee is calculated based on the aggregate cash payment for the proposed per-share cash payment of $1.70 for 62,235,634 outstanding Class A Ordinary Shares (directly or in the form of ADSs) subject to the transaction (the “Transaction Valuation”).
 
****
The amount of the filing fee, calculated in accordance with Exchange Act Rule 0-11(b)(1) and the Securities and Exchange Commission Fee Rate Advisory #1 for Fiscal Year 2021, was calculated by multiplying the Transaction Valuation by 0.0001091.
 
Check the box if any part of the fee is offset as provided by Rule 0-11(a)(2) and identify the filing with which the offsetting fee was previously paid. Identify the previous filing by registration statement number, or the Form or Schedule and the date of its filing.
 

Amount Previously Paid:
$11,542.84
Filing Party:
Wanda Sports & Media (Hong Kong) Holding Co. Limited, Wanda Culture Holding Co. Ltd.
Form or Registration No.:
Schedule TO
Date Filed:
December 23, 2020

Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) nor any state securities commission has approved or disapproved of this transaction, passed upon the merits or fairness of this transaction, or passed upon the adequacy or accuracy of the disclosure in this Schedule 13E-3. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.


INTRODUCTION
This Amendment No. 1 (this “Amendment No. 1”) amends and supplements the Transaction Statement on Schedule 13E-3 (as amended, this “Schedule 13E-3”) filed on December 23, 2020 with the SEC pursuant to Section 13(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), by (i) Wanda Sports Group Company Limited, a listed company incorporated in Hong Kong (the “Company”), with Class A Ordinary Shares (as defined below) (including Class A Ordinary Shares represented by ADSs, as defined below) that are the subject of the Rule 13e-3 transaction described below; (ii) Purchaser (as defined below); and (iii) Parent (as defined below).
This Schedule 13E-3 relates to the cash tender offer by Wanda Sports & Media (Hong Kong) Holding Co. Limited, a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Hong Kong (“Purchaser”), and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wanda Culture Holding Co. Ltd., a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Hong Kong (“Parent”), to purchase all the issued and outstanding class A ordinary shares of the Company, no par value (the “Class A Ordinary Shares”), including all Class A Ordinary Shares represented by American depositary shares (the “ADSs,” with every two ADSs represent three Class A ordinary shares), at a purchase price of $1.70 per Class A Ordinary Share or $2.55 per ADS, without interest (the “Offer”), upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase dated December 23, 2020, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to the Offer to Purchase dated January 11, 2021 (the “Offer to Purchase”), and in the related Letters of Transmittal (which, as amended or supplemented from time to time, together constitute the “Offer”).

The information contained in the Offer to Purchase, as well as the tender offer statement on Schedule TO filed by Purchaser and Parent with the SEC on December 23, 2020 (as amended or supplemented from time to time, including by Amendment No. 1 to Schedule TO, the “Schedule TO”) and the Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 filed by the Company with the SEC on December 23, 2020 (as amended or supplemented from time to time, including Amendment No. 1 to Schedule 14D-9, the “Schedule 14D-9”) is incorporated by reference herein and, except as described below, the responses to each item in this Schedule 13E-3 are qualified in their entirety by the information contained in the Offer to Purchase, the Schedule TO and the Schedule 14D-9. The cross references identified herein are being supplied pursuant to General Instruction G to Schedule 13E-3 and indicate the location in the Offer to Purchase, the Schedule TO and Schedule 14D-9 of the information required to be included in response to the respective Items of this Schedule 13E-3.

Any information contained in the documents incorporated herein by reference shall be deemed modified or superseded for purposes of this Schedule 13E-3 to the extent that any information contained herein modifies or supersedes such information. All information contained in, or incorporated by reference into, this Schedule 13E-3 concerning each Filing Person has been supplied by such Filing Person.

All capitalized terms used in this Amendment No. 1 without definition have the meanings ascribed to them in the Offer to Purchase. Except as otherwise set forth herein, the information set forth in the Schedule 13E-3 (as filed on December 23, 2020) remains unchanged and is incorporated by reference into this Amendment No. 1.
ITEM 3.
IDENTITY AND BACKGROUND OF FILING PERSON.

According to changes made in Amendment No.1 to the Offer to Purchase, the references included in items (a)-(c) below are updated accordingly to also include a reference to Parent, where applicable.
(a)          Name and Address
The information set forth in the Offer to Purchase under the following headings is incorporated herein by reference: “The Offer – Section 7. Certain Information Concerning the Company,” “The Offer – Section 8. Certain Information Concerning Parent and Purchaser” and “Schedule A. Information Concerning Directors, Executive Officers and Beneficial Owners of Parent and Purchaser.”

The Company is both a filing person and the subject company.
(b)-(c)          Business and Background of Entities; Business and Background of Natural Persons
The Company is a leading global sports events, media and marketing platform with a mission to unite people in sports and enable athletes and fans to live their passions and dreams. Through its businesses, Infront and Wanda Sports China, the Company has significant intellectual property rights, long-term relationships and broad execution capabilities, enabling it to deliver inspiring sports event experiences, creating access to engaging content and building inclusive communities. The Company’s full-service platform creates value for its partners and clients as well as other stakeholders in the sports ecosystem, from rights owners, to brands and advertisers, and to fans and athletes.
The information set forth in the Schedule 14D-9 under the headings “Item 2. Identity and Background of Filing Person – (a) Name and Address,” “Item 2. Identity and Background of Filing Person – (b)-(c) Business and Background of the Company’s Directors and Executive Officers” and in “Annex A – Directors and Executive Officers” is incorporated herein by reference.
The information set forth in the Offer to Purchase under the following headings is incorporated herein by reference: “The Offer – Section 7. Certain Information Concerning the Company,” “The Offer – Section 8. Certain Information Concerning Parent and Purchaser” and “Schedule A. Information Concerning Directors, Executive Officers and Beneficial Owners of Parent and Purchaser.”
ITEM 8.
FAIRNESS OF THE TRANSACTION.
Item 8 is updated such that any references in items (a) (Fairness),  (b) (Factors Considered in Determining Fairness), (c) (Approval of Security Holders), (d) (Unaffiliated Representative) and (e) (Approval of Directors) to “Special Factors – Section 5. Position of Purchaser Regarding Fairness of the Going Private Transactions” of the Offer to Purchase are replaced by references to Special Factors – Section 5. Position of Parent and Purchaser Regarding Fairness of the Going Private Transactions” of Amendment No.1 to the Offer to Purchase.
ITEM 9.
REPORTS, OPINIONS, APPRAISALS AND NEGOTIATIONS.
Item 9 is updated such that any references in items (a)-(b) (Report, Opinion or Appraisal; Preparer and Summary of the Report, Opinion or Appraisal) to “Special Factors – Section 5. Position of Purchaser Regarding Fairness of the Going Private Transactions” of the Offer to Purchase are replaced by references to Special Factors – Section 5. Position of Parent and Purchaser Regarding Fairness of the Going Private Transactions” of Amendment No.1 to the Offer to Purchase.

ITEM 16.
EXHIBITS.

Item 16 of the Schedule 13E-3 is hereby amended to update and/or include the following exhibits:
(a)(1)(i)
   
(a)(2)
   
(a)(6)




SIGNATURES
After due inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Dated January 11, 2021

       
 
WANDA SPORTS GROUP COMPANY LIMITED
 
       
 
By:
/s/ Edwin FUNG
 
 
 
Name: Edwin FUNG
 
 
 
Title: Member of the Independent Board Committee
 
     
 
WANDA CULTURE HOLDING CO. LTD.
 
       
 
By:
/s/ Zeng Maojun
 
 
 
Name: Zeng Maojun
 
 
 
Title: Director
 
     
 
WANDA SPORTS & MEDIA (HONG KONG) HOLDING CO. LIMITED
 
       
 
By:
/s/ Zhang Lin
 
 
 
Name: Zhang Lin
 
 
 
Title: Director
 


EXHIBIT INDEX
Exhibit No.   Description
     
(a)(1)(i)
 
     
(a)(1)(ii)*
 
     
(a)(1)(iii)*
 
     
(a)(1)(iv)*
 
     
(a)(1)(v)*
 
     
(a)(1)(vi)*
 
     
(a)(1)(vii)*
 
     
(a)(2)
 
     
(a)(5)(i)*
 
     
(a)(5)(ii)*
 
     
(a)(6)
 
     
(b)*
 
Not applicable.
     
(c)(1)*
 
     
(c)(2)*
 
     
(c)(3)*
 
     
(c)(4)*
 
     
(c)(5)*
 
     
(c)(6)*
 
     
(c)(7)*
 
     
(d)*
 
     
(f)*
 
     
(g)
 
Not applicable.

* Previously filed.