Succession is the biggest hurdle for China's tech giants

None of China's top tech companies, whether listed or unlisted, have been invulnerable to the downdraught that has blown through public markets and parts of the private markets.

These days, though, some have been more vulnerable than others. Among them are many of the first-generation companies that once seemed invincible.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 13, 2018, with the headline 'Succession is the biggest hurdle for China's tech giants'. Print Edition | Subscribe