OneSmart International Education Group Announces Planned Name and Ticker Symbol Change
SHANGHAI, April 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OneSmart International Education Group Limited ("OneSmart" or the "Company") (NYSE: ONE) today announced that its Board of Directors resolved to change the Company’s (i) name to “Meta Data Limited” (the “Name Change”), subject to shareholder approval being received for the Name Change, and (ii) ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange to “AIU” (the “Symbol Change”).
Pursuant to the Company’s Fifth Amended and Restated Memorandum and Articles of Association, the Name Change needs to be adopted by a special resolution at a general meeting of shareholders (the “Shareholder Meeting”). The Shareholder Meeting is scheduled to be held at 10:00 p.m., Beijing Time, on April 28, 2022 at the Company’s headquarters located at 2161 North Zhongshan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 200333, People’s Republic of China.
If approved at the Shareholder Meeting, the marketplace effective date of the Name Change and Symbol Change shall be April 29, 2022. The Company’s CUSIP will not change in conjunction with the Name Change and Ticker Symbol Change.
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Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Shanghai, OneSmart International Education Group Limited currently provides non-subject based tutoring to students in China. Given the “Policy to Further Reducing the Burden of Homework and Off-campus Tutoring for Compulsory Education Students,” (the “Double Reduction Policy”), which basically requires suspension of all subject-based off-campus tutoring business targeting pre-school kids and K12 students, the Company plans to provide online education and tutoring services exclusively to students outside of China, overseas education preparation and consulting services to students residing within China, “Smart ID Card” to campuses and develop and market smart training system incorporating virtual reality, artificial intelligence, blockchain and other technologies in order to facilitate the teaching and training process.
For more information, please contact:
Mr. Chee Jiong Ng