Line Corp


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Q2 2020 Line Corp Earnings Release

Latest Developments


Line Corp Considering Entering Cryptocurrency Business In Japan, Nothing Officially Decided

Line Is Close To Having Cryptocurrency Exchange License Issued In Japan - Bloomberg

Naver Says Its Two Units, Line Corp And Line Pay Corp, To Spend As Much As 30 Billion Yen In Japan


About Line Corp

LINE Corporation is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the operation of LINE business portal business. Its LINE business portal segment includes communication and content service and advertising service. Communication and content service provides communication, contents and other services, such as LINE Pay, LINE FRIENDS and LINE Mobile. Advertising service provides LINE advertising and portal advertising services.


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Contact Info

23F, JR Shinjuku Miraina Tower

4-1-6, Shinjuku





Executive Leadership

Hae Jin Lee

Chairman of the Board

Takeshi Idezawa

President, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director

In Joon Hwang

Chief Financial Officer, Director

Euivin Park

Chief Technology Officer, Senior Executive Officer

Takeshi Nakayama

Chief Information Security Officer, Executive Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, Data Protection Officer

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2.71 mean rating - 7 analysts
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Latest News

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SoftBank's Yahoo Japan, Line Corp announce merger

Japanese telco SoftBank Corp on Monday announced plans to merge its internet unit Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line Corp as it scoops up troubled internet companies to bulk up against rivals like Rakuten Inc.

SoftBank's Yahoo Japan in merger talks with Line, shares jump

SoftBank's Yahoo Japan is in talks to merge with messaging app operator Line Corp to create a $27 billion tech giant and help the Japanese conglomerate expand e-commerce and payments services.

Japanese stocks ease to 1-1/2-week lows; Line, Z Holdings soar on merger talks

Japanese shares hit 1-1/2-week lows on Thursday after profit-taking set in as doubts over an interim U.S.-China trade deal grew, while Line Corp and Z Holdings jumped on news the Yahoo Japan operator was in merger talks with messaging app firm Line.

Japan shares slip to 1-week lows; Line, Z Holdings jump on merger talks news

Japanese shares retreated to one-week lows on Thursday as doubts over an interim U.S.-China trade deal lifted the safe-haven yen, while Line Corp and Z Holdings surged on news that the Yahoo Japan operator was in merger talks with messaging app firm Line.

SoftBank's Z Holdings says in merger talks with line

Japanese Internet firm Z Holdings , the SoftBank-owned operator of Yahoo Japan, said on Thursday it was in talks to merge with messaging app operator Line Corp.

SoftBank's Z Holdings and Line eyeing merger: sources

SoftBank's Z Holdings Corp <4689.T> is in talks to merge with messaging app operator Line Corp <3938.T>, two sources said on Wednesday, the investment company's latest bet on a struggling tech firm.

Line and SoftBank's Z Holdings to merge - Nikkei

Japanese internet firm Z Holdings Corp and messaging app operator Line Corp are set to merge, aiming to create an e-commerce giant spanning finance, retail and other services, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.

Chainalysis, LINE unit BITBOX in anti-money laundering partnership

Chainalysis, a start-up specializing in countering money laundering and fraud in the digital currency space, has forged a partnership with BITBOX, a cryptocurrency exchange launched in July 2018, a top official of the U.S. company said on Thursday.

Japan's Nintendo, Line team up for new Mario mobile game

Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd said on Friday it was developing a smartphone game with messaging app operator Line Corp, as it continues to branch out into mobile gaming and diversify its revenue streams.

Japan's Line says it plans to develop Dr. Mario World Game with Nintendo

Japan's Line Corp said on Friday it will develop Dr. Mario World game with Nintendo Co Ltd .

Thailand's KBank, Japan's Line form JV in digital banking push

Thailand fourth-largest lender Kasikornbank Pcl (KBank) said on Wednesday it formed a joint venture with Japanese mobile chat app operator Line Corp to tap into its network of users to grow personal loans.

Nikkei rises to more than 2-week high; Line extends rally

Japan's Nikkei rose on Wednesday morning to more than a two-week high, with Line Corp extending gains on its partnership deal with Mizuho Bank and Tencent and shippers rallying on higher freight charges.

Japan's Line partners Mizuho, Tencent in fintech drive; shares jump

Japanese chat app operator Line Corp <3938.T> will set up a bank with Mizuho Financial Group Inc <8411.T> and also partner China's Tencent Holdings Ltd <0700.HK> to offer mobile payment services - plans which saw its stock rise 13 percent on Tuesday.

Japan's Line Corp to establish bank in tie-up with Mizuho: source

Japanese mobile chat app operator Line Corp will tie up with Mizuho Financial Group Inc to establish a bank, a source with direct knowledge told Reuters on Tuesday, declining to be identified because the plan is not yet public.

Japan's Line raising $1.3 billion via convertible bonds for money businesses

Japan's Line Corp is raising around 148.1 billion yen ($1.33 billion) through convertible bonds to fund the popular chat app operator's aggressive expansion in the financial services business.

CORRECTED-Line Corp says to raise $1.33 bln through convertible bonds

Japan's Line Corp said on Tuesday it would raise about 148.1 billion yen ($1.33 billion) by issuing convertible bonds maturing in 2023 and 2025 to invest in future technologies.

Japanese messaging app operator Line to launch cryptocurrency

Japan's Line Corp said on Friday it will launch a cryptocurrency in September, as the company tries to build up a wide range of businesses using its popular messaging app as a platform.

Japan's Nomura, Line seal plan for net-based securities brokerage

Nomura Holdings Inc <8604.T> has agreed to set up an internet-focused securities brokerage with messaging app operator Line Corp <3938.T>, part of a push to leverage the app's wide user base to recruit a younger generation of clients.

BRIEF-Nomura Holdings and LINE sign MOU to consider financial business alliance

* Says it and LINE Corp have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore a business alliance primarily aimed at providing securities services

BRIEF-Line unit updates on business and capital alliance with SoftBank Group

* Says its unit signed a business and capital alliance with SoftBank Group Corp, on March 20

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