Shares of those companies jumped 27% and 21% in premarket trade on Monday, respectively. Didi, Full Truck Alliance and Kanzhun did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The conclusion of the cybersecurity review comes too late to save Didi from an ignominious retreat from Wall Street just a year after it listed, and will have further consequences for the company.
All three companies are set to be fined, with the largest levy against Didi, sources told the Journal.
They will also be expected to hand over 1% in equity to Chinese authorities, giving the government an official role in decisions, according to the newspaper.
End of a chapter
The news caps a dramatic year for what was once one of China’s most celebrated and valuable companies.
Didi launched a blockbuster initial public offering in the United States last June, raising $4.4 billion.
Didi said last December it would leave the US stock market, without giving a reason. The move was widely seen as an attempt to appease Chinese officials who were unhappy with how it went public overseas.