NetEase, Inc.

NetEase, Inc.

NetEase, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1999

Headquarters

Zhongguancun Software Park Phase II,Building No. 7, West Zone,No. 10 Xibeiwang East Road, Haidian,Beijing 100193

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

22.7K

Industries

Internet Software & Services
News & Digital Content

Company Description

NetEase, Inc. is a leading China-based Internet technology company that pioneered the development of applications, services and other technologies for the Internet in China. NetEase’s online communities and personalized premium services have established a large and stable user base for the NetEase websites, which are operated by its affiliates. In particular, NetEase provides online game services to Internet users, offering in-house developed games such as Fantasy Westward Journey, Westward Journey Online II, Westward Journey Online III, Tianxia III, Heroes of Tang Dynasty, Datang, Ghost, Soul of the Fighter and Kung Fu Master, as well as the licensed Blizzard Entertainment games World of Warcraft® and StarCraft® II.

Executives & Employees

Chief Financial Officer

Vice President & Head of Game Publishing

Director

Vice President

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Board of Directors

Former Financial Controller at Wistron Corp.

Director at NetEase, Inc.

Director at NetEase, Inc.

Founder at Vantone Holdings Co., Ltd.

Member, Board of Directors at NetEase, Inc.

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OIM employs a value-oriented investment approach that seeks to identify equities with prices that are well below the perceived intrinsic value of the company. Although the firm employs a value orientation, they do not limit their investments only to stocks that can be defined as value stocks based on their current financial ratios. OIM looks for companies with attractive growth prospects and companies that trade at lower prices than their true worth.

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Lazard Asset Management is known for its global perspective on investing and years of experience with global, regional and domestic portfolios. With more than 280 investment personnel worldwide, we offer investors of all types an array of equity, fixed income, and alternative investment solutions from our network of local offices in ten different countries. Our team-based approach to portfolio management helps us to deliver robust and consistent performance over time, and strong client relationships allow us to understand how to employ our capabilities to our clients' advantage. With over $146.0 billion in assets under management, we have offices located throughout the world in Bahrain, Boston, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Milan, Montreal, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and Zurich. Lazard Asset Management’s business is a diversified, global investment platform that focuses on managing assets for our clients. As a result, throughout all market environments, we maintain a disciplined approach to investing with a research-driven investment process focusing on financial productivity and valuation. We believe there are substantial opportunities for value driven investors and continue to seek out and invest in companies with healthy balance sheets and sustainability of returns

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UBS Global Asset Management, a business division of UBS, is a large-scale asset manager with well-diversified businesses across regions, capabilities and distribution channels. We offer investment capabilities and investment styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes. These include equity, fixed income, currency, hedge fund, real estate, infrastructure and private equity investment capabilities that can also be combined in multi-asset strategies. Invested assets totalled some CHF 599 billion at 31 March 2013. The firm is a leading fund house in Europe, the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland* and one of the largest fund of hedge funds and real estate investment managers in the world. We have around 3,800 employees located in 24 countries. Our main offices are in London, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hartford, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Zurich.

Recent Transactions
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Bilibili, Inc. purchases NetEase, Inc. /NetEase Comics from NetEase, Inc.

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NetEase, Inc. purchases Jumpship Ltd.

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NetEase, Inc. purchases Bungie, Inc.

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Advisors & Consultants
Consultant

Former Chief Financial Officer at NetEase, Inc.

Clients

Sa Sa International Holdings Ltd. operates cosmetics retailing group in Asia. The Group currently operates over 270 stores in Asia that sell more than 700 brands of make-up, skin care, fragrance and hair care products including over 180 own brands and other exclusive international brands, providing customers the widest range of quality products with the proven one-stop cosmetics specialty store concept. The company was founded by Kwai Chun Kwok Law in 1978 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

Wuhu Sanqi Interactive Entertainment Network Technology Group Co., Ltd. engages in manufacture, and sale of automobile parts, especially car plastic fuel tanks. Its other business activities include interactive entertainment such as mobile games and research, development, publishing and operation of webpage games, as well as involving in music, virtual reality, and live shows industries. The company was founded on May 26, 1995 and is headquartered in Wuhu, China.

Netmarble Corp. develops and publishes online games. Its games include Magumagu, Modoo Marble, Lineage 2 Revolution, Seven Knights, Club M Star, Special Force 2, Age of Revolution, Netmarble Holdem, LowBaduki, 7 Poker, New Power and Baduk. The company was founded by Jun-Hyuk Bang On November 17, 2011 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$39.7B
Total Enterprise Value
$25.6B
Earnings Per Share
$7.18
Revenue
$10.1B
Enterprise Value Sales
2.52x
TEVNet Income
27.48x
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
46.6%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
40.88%
Debt TEV
0.08x
Net Profit
$930M
Total Equity
$7.49B
Total Debt
$1.99B
EBITDA
$1.34B
EBITDAMargin
13.17%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
19.11x
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Shenzhen Zhongshunyi Information Technology Co. Ltd. is a Chinese company located in Shenzhen that operates as a financial technology service company that provides online financial integrated solutions. It was founded in 2015.

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Chezhubang (Beijing) Technology Co. Ltd. is a Chinese company located in Beijing. The firm develops and operates commercial vehicle sharing charging platform. It was founded in 2016 by Zhen Dai.

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Activision Blizzard, Inc. Entertainment | Santa Monica, CA

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide online, PC, console, handheld and mobile game publisher with leading market positions across every major category of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry. Activision Blizzard's portfolio includes best-selling video games such as Call of Duty® as well as Spider-Man™, X-Men™, James Bond™ and TRANSFORMERS™, leading franchises such as Spyro™ and Blizzard Entertainment's® StarCraft®, Diablo®, and Warcraft® franchises including the global #1 subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing game, World of Warcraft®. Activision Blizzard maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, India, China, South Korea and the region of Taiwan

Oracle Corp. Internet Software & Services | Redwood Shores, CA

Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. The company specializes primarily in developing and marketing database software and technology, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software products — particularly its own brands of database management systems. In 2018, Oracle was the third-largest software maker by revenue, after Microsoft and Alphabet. The company also develops and builds tools for database development and systems of middle-tier software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, customer relationship management (CRM) software, and supply chain management (SCM) software.

China Telecom Corp. Ltd. engages in the provision of wireline and mobile telecommunications services. Its products and services include voice, Internet, telecommunications network resource services and lease of network equipment, information and application services, and other related services. The company was founded on September 10, 2002 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Competitors
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Retail: Other - Hangzhou, ZH

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. engages in providing online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade. It operates through the following business segments: Core Commerce; Cloud Computing; Digital Media and Entertainment; and Innovation Initiatives and Others. The Core Commerce segment comprises of platforms operating in retail and wholesale. The Cloud Computing segment consists of Alibaba Cloud, which offers elastic computing, database, storage and content delivery network, large scale computing, security, management and application, big data analytics, a machine learning platform, and other services provide for enterprises of different sizes across various industries. The Digital Media and Entertainment segment relates to the Youko Tudou and UC Browser business. The Innovation Initiatives and Others segment includes businesses such as AutoNavi, DingTalk, Tmall Genie, and others. The company was founded by Chung Tsai and Yun Ma on June 28, 1999 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.

Tencent Holdings Ltd. Internet Software & Services - Shenzhen, GD

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Sep 30, 2011, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 711.7 million while its peak concurrent users reached 145.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry. Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The institute focuses on the self-development of core Internet technologies, in pursuing its development and innovation for the industry. Tencent's long term vision is to become the most respected Internet enterprise. In order to fulfill corporate social responsibilities and to promote civil Internet communities, Tencent has been actively participating in public charity programs. In 2006, Tencent inaugurated the Tencent Charity Fund, the first charity foundation set up by a Chinese Internet enterprise, and the public charity website gongyi.qq.com. The website focuses on youth education, assisting impoverished communities, care for the disadvantaged, and disaster relief. Tencent has currently begun a number of public charity projects across China. It strives to help build a harmonious society and to become a good corporate citizen

JD.com, Inc. Retail: Other - Beijing, BE

JD.com, Inc. is a technology driven E-commerce company. It engages in the sale of electronics products and general merchandise products, including audio, video products, and books. The company operates through the following business segments: JD Mall, and New Businesses. The JD Mall segment represents its core e-commerce business. The New Businesses segment includes logistic services provided to third parties, technology services, overseas business, insurance and O2O. It also provides an online marketplace, whereby third-party sellers sell products to customers primarily through its websites and mobile apps. The company offers advertising, logistics and other value-added services. JD com was founded on June 18, 1998 by Qiang Dong Liu and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Awards & Honors
2015
Forbes Asia - Asia's Fab 50 List
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