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CBK Digest, July 2, 2015

GOING PRIVATE NEWS

KongZhong Receives “Going Private” Offer Beijing-based KongZhong Corp. (Nasdaq: KZ) received a management-backed “Going Private” proposal, dated June 29, 2015. The proposal was submitted by Mr. Leilei Wang, chairman and CEO of the company, and IDG-Accel China Growth Fund II L.P. The acquisition is priced at $8.56 per ADS. The transaction . . . → Read More: CBK Digest, July 2, 2015

Publisher's Notes: Oh No! MOMO!

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Dear Friends:

If you have been keeping up with my despair about the frenzy of companies “going private,” then you can . . . → Read More: Publisher’s Notes: Oh No! MOMO!

CBK Digest, June 25, 2015

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GOING PRIVATE NEWS

Momo Receives “Going Private” Offer The board of Beijing-based Momo Inc. (Nasdaq: MOMO), which only debuted on Nasdaq in . . . → Read More: CBK Digest, June 25, 2015

Publisher's Notes: Can Yin Yang Save the China Markets?

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Dear Friends:

Four more companies announced this week they had received “Going Private” offers, but let’s not mince words. Essentially, it . . . → Read More: Publisher’s Notes: Can Yin Yang Save the China Markets?

CBK Digest, June 19, 2015

NEWSBRIEFS

GOING PRIVATE NEWS

Qihoo 360 Receives “Going Private” Offer Beijing-based Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: QIHU) received a “Going Private” proposal on June 17, 2015, from Mr. Hongyi Zhou, chairman and CEO of the company, CITIC Securities Co. Ltd. or its affiliates, Golden Brick Capital Private Equity Fund I L.P., China Renaissance . . . → Read More: CBK Digest, June 19, 2015

Publisher's Notes: Rant and You Will Receive

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Dear Friends:

If you read my “Publishers Notes” last week, then you know I am fed-up writing about companies “Going Private.” . . . → Read More: Publisher’s Notes: Rant and You Will Receive

CBK Digest, June 12, 2015

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GOING PRIVATE NEWS

Renren Receives “Going Private” Proposal The board of Beijing-based Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) received a “Going Private” offer on . . . → Read More: CBK Digest, June 12, 2015

Publisher's Notes: Going Private is Back in Vogue

Dear Friends:

I thought I was mostly over having to report news on China-based/US listed companies “Going Private.” Apparently, that is not the case. Both Taomee and Mindray recieved “Going Private” proposal this week. CMGE, Sungy Mobile, Jiayuan, and Xueda Education are up to bat, among others.

In general, I just report . . . → Read More: Publisher’s Notes: Going Private is Back in Vogue

CBK Digest, June 4, 2015

Taomee Receives Going Private Proposal; Mindray Receives Going Private Offer; SINA CEO to Purchase $456M in Shares; Qunar Announces Offering of ADS; ChinaNet Receives Modest Investment; Pingtan Declares Dividend; Xiu.com Raises $30M

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CBK Digest, May 29, 2015

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MARKET MOVES

IPO

Shanghai-based Baozun Inc. Debuts on Nasdaq Shanghai-based Baozun Inc. debuted on the Nasdaq on May 21, 2015, under the ticker “BZUN.” It debuted at $10.00, under its expected . . . → Read More: CBK Digest, May 29, 2015