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Fosun International Chairman Guo Guangchang poses at its headquarters in Shanghai. (Photo by Gong  Xing)
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CK TAN, Nikkei staff writer | China

SHANGHAI --- Guo Guangchang, chairman and co-founder of Fosun International, wants to be known for seizing the moment.

In 2007, armed with $1.5 billion raised from the consumer group's listing in Hong Kong, Guo began a quest to globalize Fosun, acquiring a string of overseas assets in the aftermath of the global financial crisis and earning him a label from local media as China's "Warren Buffett."

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