Tencent Holdings Ltd. shares have dropped a second day on concern regulators are now turning their sights to Pony Ma’s business empire, fueling a $62 billion decimate that one brokerage says decimated most of the value of its online finance business.
On Monday, in Hong Kong, The stocks dropped more than 4%, following a 4.4% drop on Friday. Tencent is said to be the next target for increased supervision after the prevention of Jack MA’s Ant Group Co. people with knowledge of their thinking has said. As stated by China’s top financial regulators.
Like Ant, Tencent will probably be required to establish a financial holding company to include its banking, insurance, and payments services.
The internet tycoon’s payments and Fintech business are worth between $105 billion to $120 billion, according to estimates by analyst Bernstein.
Bernstein wrote in a research report citing Friday’s loss. ‘All else equal, we think it could be argued that Tencent’s finch business is now valued at almost zero’. This is significant, as it implies any further declines from here would essentially imply a de-rating of the Tencent multiple.’