BEIJING, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fang Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN) (“Fang” or the “Company”), a leading real estate Internet portal in China, today announced that it received a notice from the NYSE Regulation staff regarding the commencement of delisting proceedings of the Company’s American depositary shares (the “ADSs”) on the basis that the ADSs are not suitable for listing due to the Company’s failure to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2020 and current report on Form 6-K for the half year ended June 30, 2021 by May 17, 2022, which is the maximum time allowed under Section 802.01E of the NYSE’s Listed Company Manual.
The NYSE suspended the trading in the ADSs on May 18, 2022. The Company has until June 2, 2022 to submit a written request to appeal the NYSE Regulation staff’s delisting decision.
Fang operates a leading real estate Internet portal in China in terms of the number of page views and visitors to its websites. Through its websites, Fang provides primarily marketing, listing, leads generation and financial services for China’s fast-growing real estate and home furnishing and improvement sectors. Its user-friendly websites support active online communities and networks of users seeking information on, and value-added services for, the real estate and home furnishing and improvement sectors in China. Fang currently maintains approximately 70 offices to focus on local market needs and its website and database contains real estate related content covering 658 cities in China. For more information about Fang, please visit http://ir.fang.com.
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