Renren Sells Remaining Stake In Nuomi to Baidu
BEIJING, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) ("Renren"), a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China, announced today that Baidu Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), Nuomi Holdings Inc. ("Nuomi") and Renren have entered into a definitive agreement, pursuant to which Baidu Holdings Limited will acquire Renren's remaining stake in Nuomi. Subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the closing conditions provided in the definitive agreement, the parties expect to close this acquisition in the first quarter of 2014.
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Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) operates a leading real name social networking internet platform in China. It enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information and user generated content, play online games, watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services. Renren's businesses primarily include the main social networking website Renren.com, the game development and operating platform Renren Games, and the user-generated content focused video sharing website 56.com. Renren.com had approximately 200 million activated users as of September 30, 2013. Renren's American depositary shares, each of which represents three Class A ordinary shares, trade on NYSE under the symbol "RENN".
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