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    A035720   KR7035720002

KAKAO CORP.

(A035720)
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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 48 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 48 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 1 445,361,320 288,947,427 64.9% 12,318,720 2.8% 64.9%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Beom-Soo Kim 106,178,969 23.9%
National Pension Service of Korea 33,076,813 7.43%
Maximo Pte Ltd. 27,999,245 6.29%
Kakao Corp. 12,318,720 2.77%
SK Telecom Co.,Ltd 10,818,510 2.43%
BlackRock Advisors LLC 6,997,130 1.57%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 6,958,506 1.56%
Norges Bank Investment Management 3,798,220 0.85%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC 3,038,130 0.68%
Samsung Asset Management Co., Ltd. 2,205,525 0.50%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
KAKAOBANK CORP. (A323410) 129,533,725 27.3% 7,483,198,267 USD
KAKAO GAMES CORP. (A293490) 33,730,000 45.2% 1,871,672,978 USD
KAKAO CORP. (A035720) 12,318,720 2.77% 1,227,710,244 USD
SK TELECOM CO.,LTD (A017670) 1,266,620 1.76% 346,608,853 USD
KADOKAWA CORPORATION (9468) 5,178,300 7.30% 288,211,905 USD
VAIV COMPANY INC. (A301300) 500,000 9.27% 15,076,015 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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