LINE Overview

  • Founded
  • 2011
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 8,992
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • 3938
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 23
  • Share Price
  • $53.41
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

LINE General Information

Description

Line is the leading mobile messaging app in Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand, and also has a strong following in Indonesia. As at the end of 2018, the company had 164 million monthly active users in four major countries, and in particular, it had established a dominant position in Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand. The company is focusing on adding new applications and advertising services to increase monetization, in order to leverage its established user base. Approximately 75% of revenue is from the domestic market.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
NHN Japan Corporation
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporation
Primary Industry
Communication Software
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Stock Exchange
TKS
Primary Office
  • 23th Floor JR Shinjuku Miraina Tower
  • 4-1-6 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
  • Tokyo, 160-0022
  • Japan
+81 00-0000-0000
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LINE Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$53.41 $52.89 $31.29 - $53.70 $12.8B 241M 328K -$1.56

LINE Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 30-Jun-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019 FY 2018 31-Dec-2018 FY 2017 31-Dec-2017
EV 12,213,971 11,580,197 6,922,513 8,112,586
Revenue 2,164,042 2,086,538 1,875,915 1,490,135
EBITDA (183,139) (251,419) 132,149 223,440
Net Income (373,804) (430,066) (33,664) 72,016
Total Assets 5,173,701 4,971,235 4,409,451 2,691,504
Total Debt 1,921,610 2,045,008 1,496,426 197,127
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LINE Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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LINE Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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LINE Competitors (6)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
KaKao Corporate Backed or Acquired Seongnam, South Korea 0000 00000 000000000 00000
00000 Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00.000 00000000 00.000
00000000 Formerly VC-backed Mountain View, CA 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
000000 Corporation Shenzhen, China 0000
0000 (000000 000) Venture Capital-Backed Seongnam-si, South Korea 0000 0000000000 0 0000
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LINE Executive Team (13)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Takeshi Idezawa Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
In Joon Hwang Director & Chief Financial Officer
Euivin Park Senior Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer
Jun Masuda Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer and Board Member
Jungho Shin Board Member & Executive
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LINE Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
000 000 LINE Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
000 000000 LINE Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer and Board Member 000 0000
000000 0000 LINE Board Member & Executive 000 0000
0000000 00000000 LINE Board Member 000 0000
0000000 0000000 LINE Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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LINE Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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LINE Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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LINE Investments & Acquisitions (23)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 000 19-Sep-2019 000000000000000000 Business/Productivity Software 000000 0000
000000000 19-Sep-2019 000000000000000000 Financial Software 000000 0000
0000000 00000 20-Mar-2019 00000 00000 00 000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
00000000 0000 12-Dec-2018 00000 0000000 Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
SellSuki 06-Dec-2018 Merger/Acquisition Internet Retail 00000 000000000
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LINE Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Five (Media and Information Services) Media and Information Services (B2B) Tokyo, Japan 2014
0000 00000000 Corporate Venture Capital Tokyo, Japan 0000
00000000 Internet Retail Bangkok, Thailand 0000
000000000 (0000000 Entertainment Software Bristol, TN
0000000 Electronics (B2C) Tokyo, Japan
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LINE Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 20-Dec-2017 000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
0000 (000000 000) 24-Feb-2017 000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 0000
0000 (000000 000) 29-Sep-2016 000000000 0000 Completed
  • 0000
WebPay 11-Feb-2015 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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