updated - January 18, 2017 Wednesday EST
McDonald's selling off most of its China business in a deal worth as much as $2.1 billion
Citic, a massive Chinese financial firm, is taking the majority stake in McDonald's (MCD) operations in mainland China and Hong Kong.
U.S. private equity giant The Carlyle Group, is also buying into the investment combo, taking a 28% stake. McDonald's will hold the remaining 20% of the business.
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