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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM 6-K

 


 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of October 2016

 

Commission File Number: 000-30666

 


 

NETEASE, INC.

 


 

Building No. 7, West Zone

Zhongguancun Software Park (Phase II)

No.10 Xibeiwang East Road, Haidian District,

Beijing 100193, People’s Republic of China

(Address of principal executive offices)

 


 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

 

Form 20-F x     Form 40-F o

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): o

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): o

 

 

 



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NETEASE, INC.

 

Form 6-K

 

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NetEase Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement by NetEase Media

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

NETEASE, INC.

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Onward Choi

 

Name:

Onward Choi

 

Title:

Acting Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

Date:

October 4, 2016

 

 

 

 

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Exhibit 99.1

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

Contact for Media and Investors:

Juliet Yang

NetEase, Inc.

hzyangyy@corp.netease.com

Tel: (+86) 571-8985-3378

 

Brandi Piacente

Investor Relations

brandi@corp.netease.com

Tel: (+1) 212-481-2050

 

NetEase Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement by NetEase Media

 

Beijing — October 3, 2016 — NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) (“NetEase” or the “Company”), one of China’s leading internet and online game services providers, today announced that NetEase Media, Inc. (“NetEase Media”), a Cayman Islands company which is currently wholly owned by the Company and operates the Company’s internet media business, submitted a draft registration statement on Form F-1 on a confidential basis to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for a possible initial public offering (the “Proposed IPO”).

 

The number of shares proposed to be offered and sold and the dollar amount proposed to be raised in the Proposed IPO have not yet been determined. The Proposed IPO is expected to commence after the SEC completes its review process, subject to market and other conditions. However, there can be no assurances as to the timing or completion of the Proposed IPO.

 

This press release is being made pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 135 under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of that jurisdiction.

 

About NetEase, Inc.

 

NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops and operates some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, advertising services, e-mail services and e-commerce platforms. In partnership with Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers, NetEase also operates some of the most popular international online games in China. For more information, please visit: http://ir.netease.com/.

 

Forward Looking Statements

 

This press release contains statements of a forward-looking nature.  These statements are made under the “safe harbor” provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  You can identify these forward-looking statements by terminology such as “will,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “future,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “estimates” and similar statements.  The accuracy of these statements may be impacted by a number of business risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated, including risks and uncertainties such as, among other things, the possibility that the Proposed IPO will not be completed within a particular time frame or at a particular offering amount, or at all, including as a result of regulatory, market or other factors.  NetEase does not undertake any obligation to update this forward-looking information, except as required under applicable law.

 

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