Qihoo 360 Receives Further Update on Going Private Transaction

2016-06-28 18:00 1782

BEIJING, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (the "Company") (NYSE: QIHU), a leading Internet company in China, today announced its receipt of a further update from the buyer group on its proposed going private transaction. The buyer group has informed the Company that they are continuing to work diligently towards satisfying the remaining conditions precedent under the previously announced merger agreement and currently expect the merger to close before mid-August 2016.

About Qihoo 360

Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: QIHU) is a leading Internet company in China. The Company is also the number one provider of Internet and mobile security products in China as measured by its user base, according to iResearch. Qihoo 360 also provides users with secure access points to the Internet via its market leading web browsers and application stores. The Company has built one of the largest open Internet platforms in China and monetizes its massive user base primarily through online advertising and through Internet value-added services on its open platform.

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