Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a Cayman Islands incorporated holding company that conducts operations through our subsidiaries and consolidated variable interest entities. We commenced operations in 2000 through Shanghai Real Estate Sales (Group) Co., Limited, or E-House Shanghai, a limited liability company established in China, and its subsidiaries and affiliates. One of the initial investors of E-House Shanghai was our co-chairman and chief executive officer, Mr. Xin Zhou. In August 2004, we established our holding company, E-House Holdings, in the Cayman Islands as an exempted company with limited liability. After a series of transactions, E-House Shanghai became a wholly-owned subsidiary of E-House Holdings in April 2005 and that E-House Holdings was owned by the same group of investors with the same ownership proportions as E-House Shanghai prior to these transactions. ... More ...