The tencent WeChat spin-off plan to Singapore

Beijing time on August 13 morning news, according to people familiar with the company plans to WeChat spin-off listed in Singapore.

the people familiar with the matter said, tencent has to open offices in Singapore, to handle matters relating to the offering. But the report did not give information listed on schedule and other details.

tencent spokeswoman said: “we don’t know where the rumors come from, would not comment.”

tencent currently listed in Hong Kong, 30% of the shares owned by the South African media group, Naspers. The company will be released on Wednesday in the second quarter.

with other Chinese Internet companies, tencent is hoping to expand sales channels, therefore the launched to invest heavily in the micro letter.

micro letter now has 300 million users in China, so the future is expected to become the tencent powerful revenue channels. Tencent began in August this year to WeChat deployment commercial measures, launch the game and mobile payment system, pay expression.

micro letter is similar to WhatsApp, Line and KakaoTalk, can be convenient to users with data network to send and receive text messages, stickers and voice messages.