BEIJING, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 9F Inc. (“9F” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: JFU), an internet technology company that focuses on fintech services, online wealth management technology services serving mid- and high-net-worth clients, online stock investment services in Hong Kong and consumer financing technology services in Southeast Asian countries, today announced that it will hold an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the “EGM”) at Conference Room No.1, 48/F, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China, on July 8, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (Beijing time).
The purpose of the EGM is for the Company’s shareholders to consider, and if thought fit, approve the change of the Company’s legal name from “9F Inc.” to “Ether Securities, Inc.” The proposed name change will not affect any rights of shareholders or the Company’s operations and financial position.
The board of directors of the Company has fixed the close of business on June 3, 2021 as the record date (the “Record Date”) in order to determine the shareholders entitled to receive notice of the EGM or any adjourned or postponed meeting thereof.
Holders of the Company’s ordinary shares whose names are on the register of members of the Company at the close of business on the Record Date are entitled to attend the EGM and any adjournment or postponement thereof in person. Holders of the Company’s American depositary shares (“ADSs”) who wish to exercise their voting rights for the underlying shares must act through Citibank, N.A., the depositary of the Company’s ADS program.
The notice of the EGM is available on the Company’s website at http://ir.9fgroup.com/.
About 9F Inc.
9F Inc. is an internet technology company that focuses on fintech services, online wealth management technology services serving mid- and high-net-worth clients, online stock investment services in Hong Kong and consumer financing technology services in Southeast Asian countries. The Company currently holds SFO Type 1 (dealing in securities), Type 4 (advising on securities), Type 5 (advising on corporate finance) and Type 9 (asset management) Licenses in Hong Kong, and has a mature and experienced internet securities service team. As of December 31, 2020, the Company has 113 million registered users, and more than 65% employees engaging in research, product development and operations.
For more information, please visit http://ir.9fgroup.com/.
Safe Harbor Statement
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Mr. Eric Yuan
Ms. Linda Bergkamp