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    A035720   KR7035720002

KAKAO CORP.

(A035720)
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End-of-day quote. End-of-day quote Korea Stock Exchange - 08/02
146000 KRW   -0.68%
07/27MARKET CHATTER : Kakao is South Korea's Fifth Largest Firm by Market Capitalization
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Business Summary
Kakao Corp is a Korea-based company principally engaged in the mobile services business. The Company operates its business through two segments. The Content segment produces mobile messengers, portals, games, music, and paid content such as webtoons, and Web novels. In addition, it sells character products using intellectual property (IP) called Kakao Friends through online and offline stores. The Platform segment sells advertisements such as search advertisements and display advertisements. In addition, it engages in businesses of mobility, pay and manufacturing communication terminals for children using IP called Kakao Friends.

Number of employees : 2 837 people.
Sales per Business
20192020Delta
Platform1 434 750.0046.7%2 224 070.0053.5% +55.01%
Content1 635 360.0053.3%1 932 740.0046.5% +18.18%
KRW in Million
Sales per region
20192020Delta
South Korea3 070 110.00100%4 156 820.00100% +35.4%
KRW in Million
Managers
Name Title Age Since
Min-Soo Yeo Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director 51 -
Su-Yong Joo Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director 46 2016
Tae-Sung Jung Head-Compliance Support 45 -
Kyu-Jin Cho, Dr. Independent Director 47 2017
Se-Jeong Choi Independent Director 50 2020
Se-Rom Park, Dr. Independent Director 31 2020
Seok Yun Independent Director 58 2020
Members of the board
Name Title Age Since
Beom-Soo Kim Chairman 55 2007
Kyu-Jin Cho, Dr. Independent Director 47 2017
Min-Soo Yeo Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director 51 -
Su-Yong Joo Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director 46 2016
Se-Jeong Choi Independent Director 50 2020
Se-Rom Park, Dr. Independent Director 31 2020
Seok Yun Independent Director 58 2020
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 444,460,230 286,119,492 64.4% 21,167,460 4.8% 64.4%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Beom-Soo Kim 106,178,969 23.9%
National Pension Service of Korea 37,930,755 8.54%
Maximo Pte Ltd. 27,999,245 6.31%
Kakao Corp. 12,318,720 2.77%
SK Telecom Co.,Ltd 10,818,510 2.44%
BlackRock Advisors LLC 6,996,172 1.58%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 6,878,487 1.55%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC 3,613,105 0.81%
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Ltd. 2,121,637 0.48%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd. 2,067,643 0.47%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
KAKAO CORP. (A035720) 12,318,720 2.77% 1,783,022,989 USD
KAKAO GAMES CORP. (A293490) 33,730,000 45.2% 1,731,202,706 USD
SK TELECOM CO.,LTD (A017670) 1,266,620 1.76% 359,915,114 USD
KADOKAWA CORPORATION (9468) 5,178,300 7.30% 210,416,544 USD
VAIV COMPANY INC. (A301300) 500,000 9.27% 14,363,095 USD
Company contact information
Kakao Corp.
242 Cheomdan-ro
Jeju-si, Jeju 63309

Phone : +82.2.1577.3321
Fax : +82.2.6003.5401
Web : http://www.kakaocorp.com
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