NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) (“NQ Mobile” or the “Company“), a leading global provider of mobile internet services, today announced that Beijing NQ Technology Co. Ltd. (“Beijing Technology“), a consolidated affiliated entity of NQ Mobile, Beijing Jinxin Rongda Investment Management Co., Ltd. (“Beijing Jinxin“), a subsidiary of Tsinghua Holdings Co. Ltd., and Shanghai Houfeng Investment Co., Ltd., the controlling shareholder of Gansu Huangtai Wine-Marketing Industry Co., Ltd. (“Gansu Huangtai“), a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (stock code: 000995), are contemplating a proposed transaction (“Proposed Transaction“). Pursuant to the Proposed Transaction, Gansu Huangtai will acquire the entire stake of FL Mobile Jiutian Technology Co., Ltd., Beijing Technology’s majority owned subsidiary in the PRC. Gansu Huangtai has suspended trading on the Shenzhen Exchange due to “major assets restructuring” beginning from February 16, 2016 pursuant to relevant PRC regulatory requirements. The Proposed Transaction is structured pursuant to the framework agreement announced on August 26, 2015 in connection with the Company’s divestment of FL Mobile Inc., NQ Mobile’s majority owned Cayman Islands subsidiary (the “FL Mobile Divestment“). The parties have not yet entered into any definitive agreements in relation to the Proposed Transaction.
About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile internet services. NQ Mobile’s portfolio of offerings includes mobile game publishing platforms, mobile advertising platforms, mobile entertainment applications and platforms, mobile security and productivity applications and other mobile applications. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit http://www.nq.com.
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