Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
In 1999, our founders, Dong Xu, Xiaotong Wang and Benguo Tang, formed Shenzhen Noah Industrial Co., Ltd., or Noah Industrial, which focused on the design, production and distribution of translation devices. On April 8, 2004, our founders formed our company, Noah Education Holdings Ltd., in Cayman Islands to acquire the assets of Noah Industrial and to focus on the development, marketing and distribution of education content. At the same time, Baring Asia II Holdings (22) Limited and Alpha Century Assets Limited invested a total of US$16 million in our company. In March 2007, Lehman Brothers Commercial Corporation Asia Limited, or Lehman Brothers, became one of our substantial shareholders through the purchase of ordinary and preference shares from certain of our existing shareholders. We also issued a warrant for our ordinary shares to Lehman Brothers in connection with the transaction, which expired in April 2009. ... More ...