, popular in southeast Asia mobile IM applications Line, the earliest will be available in November. Analysts pointed out that the Line after the IPO market value of between $100 and $20 billion.
it is reported that Morgan Stanley and Japan first Nomura securities trading company (Nomura Holdings Inc) will bear the Line the offering of shares distribution tasks. At present, we are not sure the Line is on the Tokyo stock exchange, nyse or nasdaq.
the Line’s official spokesman responded: “listed is one of our a choice, but also in all up in the air.”
Line was founded in 2011, by the end of the April 1 this year, the number of users has reached 400 million. Line plan by the end of this year, the user scale to 5-600 million. Not only that, but the Line is promised in 2015, allows users to double the number (1 billion).
Line of internationalization have been developing steadily and 80% of its users from overseas (Japan).
Line 2013 total revenue of $338 million, of which around in-game purchase income accounted for 60% of total revenue, texture, bought within 20% the official account and sponsor related map is also become one of the cash cow the Line.
recently, Line announced that cooperate with peas, promoting the Line in the development of the mainland China market.