UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

Form 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of November 2017

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Commission File Number: 001-35145

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NQ Mobile Inc.

 

No. 4 Building

11 Heping Li East Street

Dongcheng District

Beijing 100013

The People’s Republic of China

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

 

Form 20-F ___X____ Form 40-F _________

 

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

  NQ Mobile Inc.
   
  By: /s/ Vincent Wenyong Shi
  Name:   Vincent Wenyong Shi
  Title: Chairman and Chief Operating Officer

 

Date: November 13, 2017

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No. Description
   
Exhibit 99.1 Press release

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

NQ Mobile Inc. Provides an Update on the FL Mobile Divestment and the Sale of Showself's Live Social Video Business

 

BEIJING, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile Inc. ("NQ Mobile" or the "Company"), a leading global provider of mobile internet services, today provided an update on the FL Mobile Divestment and the sale of Showself's live social video business. The Company today received an additional RMB800 million cash which is in addition to the RMB150 million cash received at the time of the signing of the definitive agreements on March 30, 2017. This brings the total cash received by the Company pursuant to the definitive agreements of the divestments to RMB950 million. Tongfang Investment Fund Series SPC (the "Investor"), an affiliate of Tongfang Securities Limited, a part of Tsinghua Tongfang, remains committed to completing the entire divestments consisting of acquiring i) 63% equity interests in FL Mobile Jiutian Technology Co., Ltd. ("FL Mobile"), being all of the equity interests beneficially owned by the Company, for a cash consideration of RMB2,520 million, valuing the entire FL Mobile business at RMB4 billionand (ii) 65% equity interests in Beijing Showself Technology Co., Ltd ("Beijing Showself"), a live social video business,  being all of the equity interests beneficially owned by the Company, for a cash consideration of RMB800 million, valuing the entire Beijing Showself live social video business at RMB1,230 million.

 

The Investor is making final preparations for completing these divestments and the Company is working with the Investor to ensure this occurs as soon as possible. All parties involved remain confident this will complete quickly.

 

About NQ Mobile

 

NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile internet services. NQ Mobile's portfolio of offerings includes mobile game publishing platforms, mobile advertising platforms, mobile entertainment applications and platforms, mobile security and productivity applications and other mobile applications. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit http://www.nq.com.

 

Forward Looking Statements

 

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact in this press release are forward-looking statements and involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about the Company and the industry in which the Company operates, but involve a number of unknown risks and uncertainties. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that such expectations will turn out to be correct, and actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results. You are urged to consider these factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements contained herein and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements.

 

Investor Relations:

 

NQ Mobile Inc.
Email: investors@nq.com 
Phone: +1 469 310 5281
Phone: +86 10 6452 2017
Twitter: @NQMobileIR