KE Holdings Inc. (“Beike” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BEKE; HKEX: 2423), a leading integrated online and offline platform for housing transactions and services, today announced that each of the proposed resolutions submitted for shareholders’ approval (the “Proposed Resolutions”) as set forth in the notice of annual general meeting, notice of Class A meeting and notice of Class B meeting, each dated June 30, 2022, Hong Kong time, have been adopted at the meetings held in Beijing, China today.
After the adoption of the Proposed Resolutions, all corporate authorizations and actions contemplated thereunder are approved, including, among other things, that (i) the Company’s existing memorandum and articles of associations are amended and restated by their deletion in their entirety and by the substitution in their place of the sixth amended and restated memorandum and articles of association as set out in Part A of Appendix I to the circular of the Company dated June 30, 2022, Hong Kong time; (ii) Mr. Jeffrey Zhaohui Li is re-elected as a non-executive director and Ms. Xiaohong Chen is re-elected as an independent non-executive director of the Company; and (iii) the directors of the Company are granted a general unconditional mandate to allot, issue and deal with additional Class A ordinary shares or equivalents and a general unconditional mandate to repurchase the Company’s own shares and/or American depositary shares, respectively, on the terms and in the periods as set out in the notice of annual general meeting.
About KE Holdings Inc.
KE Holdings Inc. is a leading integrated online and offline platform for housing transactions and services. The Company is a pioneer in building infrastructure and standards to reinvent how service providers and housing customers efficiently navigate and complete housing transactions in China, ranging from existing and new home sales, home rentals, to home renovation and furnishing, and other services. The Company owns and operates Lianjia, China’s leading real estate brokerage brand and an integral part of its Beike platform. With more than 20 years of operating experience through Lianjia since its inception in 2001, the Company believes the success and proven track record of Lianjia pave the way for it to build its infrastructure and standards and drive the rapid and sustainable growth of Beike.
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