BEIJING, June 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterdrop Inc. ("Waterdrop", the "Company" or "we") (NYSE: WDH), a leading technology platform dedicated to insurance and healthcare service with a positive social impact, today announced that it has entered into definitive transaction documents in relation to the proposed acquisition of Shenzhen Cunzhen Qiushi Technology Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries (collectively, "Cunzhen Qiushi", also known as "Shenlanbao").
Founded in 2018, Cunzhen Qiushi provides insurance knowledge-based content and insurance product reviews through multiple online channels to attract users, and convert them into insurance consumers to generate commission. Pursuant to the transaction documents, the Company will acquire up to 100% of the equity interest of Cunzhen Qiushi for an aggregate consideration of RMB360.0 million (subject to certain price adjustment mechanisms) through multiple closings. The Company will acquire 56% of the equity interest of Cunzhen Qiushi at the first closing, which is expected to take place in June 2023. The Company will acquire 4% of the equity interest of Cunzhen Qiushi at the second closing, which is expected to take place within six months after the first closing. The remaining 40% equity interest of Cunzhen Qiushi will be acquired in three years, subject to certain closing conditions.
Upon completion of the proposed acquisition, Cunzhen Qiushi will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Waterdrop, and its financial results will be consolidated into our consolidated financial statements upon completion of the first closing of the proposed acquisition.
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Waterdrop Inc. (NYSE: WDH) is a leading technology platform dedicated to insurance and healthcare service with a positive social impact. Founded in 2016, with the comprehensive coverage of Waterdrop Insurance Marketplace and Waterdrop Medical Crowdfunding, Waterdrop aims to bring insurance and healthcare service to billions through technology. For more information, please visit www.waterdrop-inc.com.
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