東京證券交易所今日核准 LINE Corporation上市發行普通股的申請。此外，LINE Corporation 也計畫在 (2016年)紐約時間 6月10日向美國證券交易委員會提交註冊說明書，以申請在美國進行首次公開募股，在紐約證券交易所上市發行能表彰其普通股價值之美國存託股票 (American Depository Shares, ADS)。
LINE Corporation 計畫今年將分別於美東時間 7月14日前後在紐約證券交易所上市發行美國存託股票，以及東京當地時間7月15日前後在東京證券交易所上市。確切的上市日期將取決於相關主管機關的審查進度、美國證券交易委員會審查註冊說明書的進度、其餘必要程序的進度以及市場狀況。
LINE Corporation 決定透過在日本與美國公開發行股票以進一步強化亞洲市場領導地位，同時積極將觸角拓展至全球市場。
This press release has been prepared for the sole purpose of announcing the approval for listing of shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the planned listing of ADSs on the New York Stock Exchange, and not for the purpose of soliciting investment or engaging in any other similar activities within or outside Japan. Investors should carefully review the prospectus, and any amendment thereto (if any), prepared by LINE Corporation concerning the offering of shares, which can be obtained from the underwriters, prior to making any investment decision in connection with the offering of shares of common stock of the company resolved at the board of directors meeting of LINE Corporation on June 10, 2016.
This press release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“the Securities Act”). If any public offering of securities is made in the United States, an English prospectus prepared pursuant to the Securities Act will be used, which may be obtained from LINE Corporation and will contain detailed information about the company and management, as well as financial statements. LINE Corporation intends to register a part of the proposed offering under the Securities Act in order to offer securities in the United States. No English prospectus will be delivered within Japan or to any Japanese residents.