SINGAPORE, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — China Online Education Group (“51Talk” or the “Company”) (NYSE: COE), a global online education platform with core expertise in teaching English , announced today that it will hold an annual general meeting of shareholders (the “AGM”) at the Torino Meeting Room, 3rd Floor Deshi Building South, Shangdi Street, Haidian District, beijing 100085, people of the republic of chinaat 10:00 a.m. (Beijing time) on September 30, 2022.
The purpose of the AGM is to allow shareholders of the Company to consider and, if appropriate, approve the change of name of the Company from “China Online Education Group” to “51Talk Online Education Group”. The proposed name change will have no impact on the rights of shareholders or on the activities and financial situation of the Company.
The Board of Directors of the Company has fixed the closing of the offices on August 22, 2022 as the date of record (the “Record Date”) to determine the shareholders entitled to receive notice of the AGM or any adjourned or postponed meeting thereof. The notice of the AGM and the form of proxy for the AGM are available on the Company’s website at https://51talk.investorroom.com.
Holders of Class A common stock and Class B common stock of the Company whose names appear on the register of members of the Company at the close of business on the record date are entitled to attend in person at the AGM and any adjournment or postponement thereof. Holders of the Company’s depositary American shares (“ADS”) who wish to exercise their voting rights for the underlying shares must do so through Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, the depositary of the Company’s ADS program.
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About China Online Education Group
China Online Education Group (NYSE: COE) is a global online education platform with core expertise in teaching English. The company’s mission is to make quality education accessible and affordable. The Company’s online and mobile teaching platforms allow students to take live, interactive English lessons on demand. The company connects its students with a large pool of highly qualified teachers that it has brought together using a shared economy approach, and uses student and teacher feedback and data analysis to provide a personalized learning experience for its students.
SOURCE China Online Education Group