SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of September 2023
Commission File Number: 000-30666
NetEase Building, No. 599 Wangshang Road
Binjiang District, Hangzhou, 310052
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): ¨
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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.
|By:||/s/ Charles Zhaoxuan Yang|
|Name:||Charles Zhaoxuan Yang|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
|Date:||September 11, 2023|
|Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents of this announcement.|
(Incorporated in the Cayman Islands with limited liability)
(Stock Code: 9999)
CHANGE OF RECORD DATE IN HONG KONG
FOR THE DIVIDEND FOR THE SECOND QUARTER ENDED 30 JUNE 2023
Reference is made to the announcement of NetEase, Inc. (the “Company”) dated 24 August 2023 (“Announcement”) relating to, among others, the record date for determining the entitlements of the shareholders of the Company to the dividend for the second quarter ended 30 June 2023 (“Record Date”).
A Black Rainstorm Warning was issued by the Hong Kong Observatory on 8 September 2023 and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited announced that all trading sessions were cancelled on that date. As a result, Practice Note 8 of the Hong Kong Listing Rules requires the Company to reschedule the Record Date in Hong Kong for holders of ordinary shares (originally scheduled to be Friday, 8 September 2023) to Monday, 11 September 2023. In order to qualify for the dividend for the second quarter, all valid documents for the transfer of shares accompanied by the relevant share certificates must be lodged with the Company’s Hong Kong branch share registrar, Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited, at Shops 1712-1716, 17th Floor, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, 11 September 2023 (Beijing/ Hong Kong Time), for registration.
The record date for the holders of American depositary shares held by The Bank of New York Mellon was not affected and remains September 8, 2023.
Save as disclosed above, other information relating to the distribution of the dividend of the Company for the second quarter ended 30 June 2023, including the payment date for the holders of ordinary shares (September 19, 2023) and the payment date for the holders of ADSs (September 22, 2023), shall remain unchanged.
|By Order of the Board|
|William Lei Ding|
Hangzhou, China, September 10, 2023
As at the date of this announcement, the board of directors of the Company comprises Mr. William Lei Ding as the director, and Ms. Grace Tang, Ms. Alice Cheng, Mr. Joseph Tong and Mr. Michael Leung as the independent directors.