Investor FAQs

Investor FAQs

Where is JOYY Inc. headquartered?

Our corporate headquarters is located in Singapore. 

Where is JOYY Inc. trading and what is its ticker symbol?

JOYY Inc. (formerly known as YY Inc.) is traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol“YY”.

When did JOYY Inc. become a public company?

November 21st, 2012.

Why did the Company change its name from “YY Inc.” to “JOYY Inc.”?
The name "JOYY" stands for "Joyful and Youthful," echoing our business to bring joyful and youthful experiences to users around the world. "JOYY" also aligns with our mission to connect people around the world and enrich their lives through video. We believe that "JOYY" maintains our founding ethos of cheerful, social interaction, as displayed in our Chinese name, Huan Ju, which literally translates into "Joyful Gathering." We also believe that the new name "JOYY" represents a significant company milestone and reflects our evolution into a leading global social media platform.
When does JOYY Inc. fiscal year end?

JOYY Inc. fiscal year ends on December 31.

Who is JOYY Inc. independent auditor?

PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP.

Who is the legal counsel for JOYY Inc.?

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Who were the underwriters for JOYY's initial public offering?

Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Citigroup were lead joint book runners and Pacific Crest Securities LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co. were co-managers for the offering.

How can I obtain a copy of JOYY Inc.'s SEC fillings?

JOYY Inc. files periodic reports, including Annual Reports (Form 20-F) and Quarterly Reports (Form 6-K) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These reports are available on the SEC's  website at, as well as on the SEC Filing page via this website.

Who's JOYY Inc.'s American Depositary Receipt?

Citibank N.A.
Address: 388 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013, United States of America
Tel: +1-212 723 5435 (New York) / +44-20 7500 2030 (London)


How can I buy JOYY Inc.'s American Depository Shares?

You may purchase JOYY Inc.'s ADS through a licensed securities broker.

How many ordinary shares does an ADS represent for YY, Inc?