Shenzhen May 12 2006 – Tencent Holdings Limited ("Tencent" or the "Company" SEHK 0700) a leading provider of Internet and mobile & telecommunications value-added services in China is to become one of the 43 constituents of Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index on June 10 2008.
Chairman and CEO of Tencent Mr. Ma Huateng said "We are extremely pleased with the news and feel encouraged by the recognition from the market and the Hang Seng Index Company."
Tencent was the first Chinese Internet company to list on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited on June 16 2004. In September 2004 Tencent became a composite stock in the Hang Seng Mainland China Index IT Industry Index of Hang Seng Composite Industry Indexes and Hang Seng Mainland Freefloat Index. In May 2007 Tencent was included as a composite stock in the MSCI World Index for Hong Kong index.