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Investments

18

Portfolio Exits

4

Partners & Customers

10

About NEXON

NEXON (TYO: 3659) is a South Korean-Japanese provider of free-to-play online and mobile games.

NEXON Headquarter Location

Ark Hills South Tower 6F, 1-4-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku

Tokyo, 106-0032,

Japan

+81-3-3523-7911

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Latest NEXON News

In Conversation with Tata Motors' Anand Kulkarni

May 19, 2022

by Mayank Dhingra 19 May 2022 Tata Motors is strengthening its EV assault with the long-range Nexon EV Max which claims an ARAI-certified range of 437km, a 40 percent improvement over the standard Nexon EV that continues to sell alongside. Anand Kulkarni, vice president, Product Line & Operations, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility talks about the engineering efforts undertaken to maximise battery packaging efficiency to incorporate a larger unit in the same footprint, as well as the company's proactiveness to steer clear of global supply chain issues to cater to demand. Also read

NEXON Investments

18 Investments

NEXON has made 18 investments. Their latest investment was in AGBO as part of their Corporate Minority on January 1, 2022.

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NEXON Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/5/2022

Corporate Minority

AGBO

$400M

Yes

26

11/20/2020

Series D

SANDBOX NETWORK

$43.99M

Yes

1

9/9/2019

Corporate Minority

WEMAKEPRICE

$293.65M

Yes

7

11/8/2018

Corporate Minority

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$99M

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10

7/13/2018

Seed

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10

Date

1/5/2022

11/20/2020

9/9/2019

11/8/2018

7/13/2018

Round

Corporate Minority

Series D

Corporate Minority

Corporate Minority

Seed

Company

AGBO

SANDBOX NETWORK

WEMAKEPRICE

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Amount

$400M

$43.99M

$293.65M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

26

1

7

10

10

NEXON Portfolio Exits

4 Portfolio Exits

NEXON has 4 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was 6waves Lolapps on January 20, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/20/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

12/16/2021

Corporate Majority

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10

9/28/2017

Acquired

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10

9/17/2012

Acquired

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10

Date

1/20/2022

12/16/2021

9/28/2017

9/17/2012

Exit

Acquired

Corporate Majority

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

10

10

10

NEXON Acquisitions

16 Acquisitions

NEXON acquired 16 companies. Their latest acquisition was Bithumb on March 22, 2021.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

3/22/2021

Other

$99M

$100.38M

Acquired

1

2/11/2020

$99M

Acquired

1

2/11/2020

$99M

Acquired

1

2/11/2020

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10

8/5/2019

Other

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$99M

$99M

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10

Date

3/22/2021

2/11/2020

2/11/2020

2/11/2020

8/5/2019

Investment Stage

Other

Other

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$100.38M

$99M

Note

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

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Sources

1

1

1

10

10

NEXON Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

NEXON has 10 strategic partners and customers. NEXON recently partnered with Sega on April 4, 2022.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

4/28/2022

Partner

United States

KartRider Rush+ Joins Forces With SEGA’s Sonic The Hedgehog!

To learn more about the KartRider Rush + X Sonic collaboration , visit kartrush.nexon.com and follow @KRRushPlus on Twitter for more information .

3

12/8/2021

Partner

United Kingdom

Nexon partners with Games Workshop to develop Warhammer: Age of Sigmar

Games Workshop head of global licensing Jon Gillard added : `` As one of the world 's largest game publishers , Nexon is the ideal long-term strategic partner to bring Warhammer Age of Sigmar to life in a unique new way that will appeal to gamers the world over . ''

1

9/30/2020

Partner

United States

KartRider Rush+ Partners with Hyundai Motor Company to Unveil New SONATA N Line Kart

LOS ANGELES -- Free-to-play gaming titan , Nexon , today announced it has entered into a partnership with leading car manufacturer , Hyundai Motor Company , adding a new kart to its exhilarating mobile racer game KartRider Rush + .

3

6/23/2020

Partner

South Korea

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10

3/27/2019

Licensor

South Korea

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Date

4/28/2022

12/8/2021

9/30/2020

6/23/2020

3/27/2019

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Licensor

Business Partner

Country

United States

United Kingdom

United States

South Korea

South Korea

News Snippet

KartRider Rush+ Joins Forces With SEGA’s Sonic The Hedgehog!

To learn more about the KartRider Rush + X Sonic collaboration , visit kartrush.nexon.com and follow @KRRushPlus on Twitter for more information .

Nexon partners with Games Workshop to develop Warhammer: Age of Sigmar

Games Workshop head of global licensing Jon Gillard added : `` As one of the world 's largest game publishers , Nexon is the ideal long-term strategic partner to bring Warhammer Age of Sigmar to life in a unique new way that will appeal to gamers the world over . ''

KartRider Rush+ Partners with Hyundai Motor Company to Unveil New SONATA N Line Kart

LOS ANGELES -- Free-to-play gaming titan , Nexon , today announced it has entered into a partnership with leading car manufacturer , Hyundai Motor Company , adding a new kart to its exhilarating mobile racer game KartRider Rush + .

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Sources

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NEXON Team

3 Team Members

NEXON has 3 team members, including current Executive Vice President, Nick van Dyk.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Nick van Dyk

Executive Vice President

Current

Tim Connors

Senior Vice President

Current

Min Kim

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President

Former

Name

Nick van Dyk

Tim Connors

Min Kim

Work History

Title

Executive Vice President

Senior Vice President

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President

Status

Current

Current

Former

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