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Kanzhun Limited (BZ) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

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Kanzhun Limited (NASDAQ: BZ)
Q4 2021 Earnings Call
Mar 23, 2022, 8:00 a.m. ET

Contents:

  • Prepared Remarks
  • Questions and Answers
  • Call Participants

Prepared Remarks:


Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to Kanzhun Limited fourth quarter and full year 2021 financial results conference call. [Operator instructions] Today's conference is being recorded. At this time, I'd like to turn the call over to Ms. Wen Bei Wang, head of capital markets and IR.

Please go ahead, ma'am.

Unknown speaker

Thank you, operator. Good evening, and good morning, everyone. Welcome to our first quarter and full year 2021earnings conference call Joining me today are our founder, chairman, and CEO, Mr.

Jonathan Peng Zhao; and our director and CFO, Mr. Phil Yu Zhang. Before we start, we would like to remind you that today's discussion may contain forward-looking statements which are based on management's current expectations and observations that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors not under the company's control, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of the company to be materially different. The company cautions you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and do not undertake any obligation to update this forward-looking information, except as required by law.

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During today's call, management will also discuss certain non-GAAP financial measures for comparison purposes only. For a definition of non-GAAP financial measures and a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP financial results, please see the earnings release issued earlier today. In addition, a webcast replay of this conference call will be available on our website at ir.zhipin.com. With that, I will now turn the call to Jonathan, our founder, chairman, and CEO.

Peng Zhao -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language] Hello, everyone. Welcome to our fourth quarter and full year 2021earnings conference call On behalf of our entire company, I would like to express our sincere thanks to our users and investors for your trust and support [Foreign language] Let's review the performance for the fourth quarter first. The company recorded GAAP revenue of RMB 1.09 billion, achieving a year-on-year growth of 69% during the period, exceeding the high end of our revenue guidance.

Our adjusted net income, excluding share-based compensation expenses, reached RMB 350 million, and we maintained profitability over the last three consecutive quarters. While the fourth quarter is not a traditional peak season for China's recruitment market, we successfully maintained our stable performance data through our relentless drive to cultivate our abilities. [Foreign language] Despite the challenges the company has faced throughout 2021, we propelled our business forward with improvements to our key performance metrics. Our accumulated users were close to more than 100 million, and our GAAP revenue grew to RMB 4.6 billion in 2021, representing a year-on-year growth of 119%.

Our calculated cash billings reached RMB 5.0 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 98%. Our adjusted net income, excluding share-based compensation expenses, reached RMB 850 million, which is the first time the company achieved a positive full-year non-GAAP profit since our initial establishment. [Foreign language] We made excellent progress across many areas of our business. Let's start with the overall improvement of the company's service capabilities of our core business platform, which is to enhance user experience and provide more efficient job seeking and recruitment services.

We have increased our ability to understand users' in-depth needs through our relentless efforts on the product and technical levels. For example, we found that many users will generate new demand seeking for cross-industry across professional job opportunities due to changes in their personal situation, fluctuating market conditions. By optimizing our recommendation algorithm strategy, combined with our exploration and understanding of career science, we have been able to present more users with more abundant and reasonable recommendation results and further improving user satisfaction level. Simply put, users are able to achieve more with less irrelevant interruptions.

As a result, we are pleased to see that even with the suspension of new user registration since later half of last year, our key indicators for user engagement and achievements on the platform still remain stable and our ecosystem still remains robust. To give an example, the peak DAU following the 2022 Spring Festival exceeded the number in the same period of 2021 which is a record high and proof of our strong user stickiness. [Foreign language] As I have mentioned in the previousearnings call in the absence of new user registrations we deepened our focus on better serving our existing users. What I just said about developing a deep understanding of users' true needs is a fundamental aspect in taking good care of existing users.

As you can see, our strategy has been proven effective. Along with the continuous growth of our platform's user base, serving our existing users will create increasing value in the long run. Therefore, it will be very important that we are, and we'll continue to do so. [Foreign language] On an operational level, we continue to cultivate and refine our services for different user groups to better serve the white and golden collar users, we have broadened the source channels for the job openings on our platform.

We have campus recruitment in cooperation with headhunting consultants and etc., so as to provide them with more job opportunities as well as the powerful and sophisticated job-seeking tools. Moreover, the proportion of high-income users among total active users on our platform continued to increase. This is because, on the one hand, driven by our refined operations high-income users' engagement on the platform has increased. And on the other hand, the salaries of many retaining existing users have increased folding them into the high-income user bracket.

We are sincerely happy for them. [Foreign language] We also made progresses in the blue-collar sector. In previous quarters some investors have asked for our views on the phenomenon of irregularities and dishonesty in the intermediary agencies in blue-collar recruitment for manufacturing industry. I'd like to share our results.

The solution is to protect the interest and feelings of the job seekers, to reduce the number of evolving packages from for alias, workers, manufacturers, platforms, and agencies into two whereby platform standing solidly with the workers and then the manufacturers to jointly restrain the negative of agencies and such changes the rules of the game. After our efforts, many top agencies have acknowledged our rules, which is established under the premises of protecting top secrets. And today, we will announce this -- the name for this internal project, which we called [Inaudible] project. The word [Inaudible] which means conch in English is a salute to Mr.

[Inaudible] because Mr. [Inaudible] is believed to be the first person to have effectively regulated the intermediate market to let the agencies to earn money with dignity. By leveraging our technologies, combined with manual verification, we have established a network covering more than 80,000 agencies leading to the establishment of a new industry service rule and a more transparent and secured product model. At the same time, we have listed high-quality companies and positions provided by both agencies that have been verified and screened by our off-line screen team as [Inaudible] selected [Foreign language] Throughout all these years, we have witnessed the irregularities and dishonesty among blue-collar agencies in the manufacturing industry and the harm they have caused to job seekers, employers, and recruitment platforms.

We firmly believe this phenomenon can be changed. We will continue to work on helping intact the industry reform what I just introduced as some achievements so far. [Foreign language] Now let's talk about the improvements we have made to our security capabilities on our platform. We believe that compliance with the law is a very basic law of our business, while the willingness and ability to protect users represent its feelings.

Let me put it in another way is the growth of an enterprise, its capabilities to make money should be lower than subject to and lag behind its ability to protect the users it serves. We must grow our business based on our capabilities to protect users instead of putting protection beneath profitability. This is our philosophic understanding of the chicken-egg problem between profitability and user protection. It can also be seen as our standing of the relationship between enterprise growth and user security, which also represents our spending priorities in our daily work.

[Foreign language] We have greatly improved the security capabilities of our platforms from three aspects, laying a solid foundation for our long-term and sustainable business development. The first is personal information protection. We have established a comprehensive personal information protection mechanism, both in compliance with the requirement of relevant laws and regulations and further enhanced by the business attributes of our own platform, which we hope will become a benchmark among human resources service enterprises in China. The second measure is platform user safety protection, which focus on protecting the user's interest and feelings.

Here, we have established the industry's first online security team. Combined with an online AI screening and security process, we can verify enterprise addresses, recruiter enterprise relationships, and identify high-risk positions and businesses in 50 cities offline. The third is the comprehensive improvement of our data security capabilities leading to the increased investment in technology and talent. In 2021, we increased the security-related headcount by over 750.

And currently, our safety-related teams have more than 1,000 people and will continue to expand. [Foreign language] We have practiced concerted social responsibility and integrated throughout the company, both as a responsible corporation and as a highly visible public company. In 2021, the company has taken an active part to assist quality students and disabled in job-seeking endeavors provided donations to assist the victims of major natural disasters and we participated in green construction projects. We have been recognized for our contributions.

We were also named in the fast fighting donation 2021 top 500 Chinese enterprises and the Philosophy 2021 top 500 Chinese enterprises issued by the China Enterprise Charity Forum. Both the company and I were awarded a certificate of appreciation from the Ministry of Education of China and were named the 2021 Excellent Partner in the Employment of College Students for our active support and outstanding contributions to the employment of college students. We were also honored to be the exclusive provider of official human resources services for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics which was a moment of great pride and joy for us as a company headquartered in Beijing is resultant Beijing residents as our employees. [Foreign language] Regardless of 2021, eight years since our establishment.

In 2022, we will remain true to our mission and values as we cooperate with cyber security scrutiny and prepare for future growth. We sincerely support -- sincerely thanks to the support from our investors, and we will continue to improve the measures with how it works. The USD 150 million share repurchase plan we announced earlier this month is a testament of our management team's confidence and faith in the future development of our business and believe in our ability to deliver long-term value to our investors and users. With that, I will take our CFO, Phil for the review of our financials.

Thank you.

Phil Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

Thanks, Jonathan. Hello, everyone. Thank you for joining ourearnings calltoday. Before I begin, please note that all amounts are in RMB and all comparisons are on a year-on-year basis unless otherwise stated.

We are pleased to close 2021 with solid financial results. In this quarter, our total revenues increased by 69% to RMB 1.09 billion, beating the high end of our guidance range and our total revenues for the full year of 2021 achieved 119% growth to RMB 4.26 billion, with online recruitment and services revenue accounting for about 99% of our total revenues. Our calculated cash billings increased by 24% to RMB 1.17 billion in the quarter and was up by 98% to RMB 5.02 billion in 2021. Now I would like to further elaborate on the top line, which represents a sustainable and quality growth.

Despite what were suspended for new user registrations in early July, we recorded strong user growth in the first half of 2021. There was 20.7 million newly verified users from January to June, among which 3.4 million are enterprise users. Our total accumulated verified enterprise users reached 14.9 million by first half, a 79% year-on-year growth. Meanwhile, to guarantee user experience and better serve our existing users, we continued to provide innovative commercial products but control the pace of our monetization.

Benefiting from our resilient model and high user retention, we see that both customer demand and willingness to pay are well maintained, which resulted to a 4.0 million paid enterprise users in 2021 with an 82% year-over-year growth. A key contributor to our total revenue growth. Moving on to the cost side. Let's look at the fourth-quarter numbers first.

Excluding share-based compensation, total operating costs and expenses grew by 25% to RMB 726 million, translating to an adjusted operating margin of 34%. Our cost of revenue increased by 89% to RMB 150 million in the quarter, with our gross margin remained stable at 86.3%, primarily driven by increased headcount, especially in security and operations personnel, a testimony of our estimate efforts to improve platform security and user safety. Sales and marketing expenses increased by 16% to RMB 374 million, representing 34% of our total revenue, down by 15.5 percentage points year over year. Continued our trend of improving marketing efficiency since last quarter as a result of reduced marketing activities during the user registration suspension.

Research and development expenses increased by 31% to RMB 199 million primarily due to enhanced investments in hiring R&D talents. General and administrative expenses decreased by 81% to RMB 119 million in this quarter, which were mainly due to RMB 533 million share-based compensation expenses recognized related to the issuance of Class B ordinary shares to TECHWOLF LIMITED in the same quarter of 2020. Excluding share-based compensation expenses, our adjusted G&A expenses increased by 74%, primarily as a result of increased headcount. Our net income reached RMB 233 million, compared to the net loss of RMB 729 million same quarter last year.

Excluding share-based compensation, our adjusted net income was RMB 349 million in this quarter translating to an adjusted net margin of 32%, demonstrating the healthy and robust margin profile of our core business. For 2021, our total operating cost and expenses, excluding share-based compensation grew by 51% to RMB 3.4 billion representing an adjusted operating margin of 21%, an increase of 36 percentage points compared to 2020, resulting from improving operating efficiency among which our gross margin remains robust at 87% with cost of revenue increased by 131%. Sales and marketing expenses increased by 44% to RMB 1.9 billion, and R&D expenses increased by 60% to RMB 822 million. G&A expense were RMB 1.99 billion for the year, primarily due to the one-off share-based compensation expenses of RMB 1.5 billion relating to the issuance of Class B share to TECHWOLF LIMITED.

Including share-based compensation, our general and administrative courses -- expenses increased by 60% to RMB 310 million. Our net loss for the year was RMB 1.07 billion. Excluding share-based compensation, we achieved a non-GAAP net profit of RMB 853 million for the year -- for the whole year. Our net cash generated from operating activities was RMB 535 million for the fourth quarter and RMB 1.6 billion for the full year.

And as of December 31, 2021, end of the year, our cash, cash equivalents, and short-term investments totaled RMB 12.2 billion. Our cash reserve and robust operating cash flows will set a solid foundation for our long-term sustainable growth. And now for our business outlook, for the first quarter of 2022, we expect our total revenues to be between RMB 1.1 billion and RMB 1.12 billion, representing a year-over-year growth rate of approximately 40% to 42%. A further testament of our effective business and monetization model.

With our user equipment data remains robust, we are confident of a full recovery and expedite the growth when time is ready. That concludes our prepared remarks. And now we would like to answer questions. Operator, please go ahead.

Questions & Answers:


Operator

Thank you. [Operator instructions] Our first question comes from the line of Eddy Wang from Morgan Stanley. Please ask your question.

Eddy Wang -- Morgan Stanley -- Analyst

My question is regarding the first-quarter guidance. We noticed that the guidance has been very resilient and we still expect Q-on-Q growth. So I just want to hear your thoughts on two questions. First is that what's the hiring sentiment in the first quarter the current sentiments have been affected by the macro witness as well as the COVID related lockdown.

Second question is about -- we have heard that these cuts in the TMT industry recently. I just want to know if there's any impact from this TMT sector. And on top of that, what the high-end sentiment of the SMEs in China in the first quarter? And the third question is about our operation. Have we -- what have been incremental, the operation efficiency, or the effort we have been -- did in the first quarter to secure this very solid the first-quarter revenue guidance.

Peng Zhao -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language] OK. I will answer your first question regarding our guidance for the first quarter of 2012. I would like to that the first quarter of every year is a big season for recruiting because after the Chinese New Year fashion. Can you hear us?

Operator

Yes.

Unknown speaker

OK. Can I continue?

Eddy Wang -- Morgan Stanley -- Analyst

Yes. You can speak, but the voice is a little bit volatile. Yes.

Unknown speaker

So we have a little problem on that gave us one minute. OK. I will continue. So after the Chinese New Year festival lots of employees they are seen their year-end cash reworks and they were looking for job again, job switch.

So I just said fourth quarter is not a peak season, but the first quarter is expected in a very robust season for recruiting market. [Foreign language] And regarding your second question on the market impact, you just mentioned that we have seen lots of Internet news come out for the heavy lay of the employees. We have noticed that within the Internet center, the big companies with Internet games, they are not very active. But for the whole industry wise, we over that middle and small-sized enterprises are still very active.

We are still hiring a lot of people. So from the overall Internet industry perspective, we did notice very significant changes.

Eddy Wang -- Morgan Stanley -- Analyst

[Foreign language]

Unknown speaker

And you talked about the impact of the polling. And we observed that there are two impacts of this situation. First one is -- this impact has been above for a long time, there is lots of more and more people coming online to -- for their job seeking and recruiting activities. They are -- they want to use the direct chat functions to increase their hiring efficiency.

And the second thing that some industries where the COVID-19 has a more severe impact in some cities where the people need to keep their social distance and stay at home we saw that they had some impact because especially in the overservice sector of the blue collars, where lots of restaurants to shut down temporarily. So the hiring activities naturally goes down. In fact overall, last year, we were not impacting a very serial -- and this year, from the first quarter year to date, we saw some impact in several cities and several industries, but no material impact to us.

Peng Zhao -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language] And the second question, you mentioned about SME, small and medium-sized enterprises. This is quite an interesting topic. On our platform, more than 80% are SMEs, and they have a characteristic of very always try to survive. So when people left the company, they need to hire other people immediately, so to live on.

So from a macro level, not unlike many big enterprises, they might write headcount or even lay of people because we lose confidence in maybe six months or one year from now. And biggest hire people as their business growth. And this point is very important, not only to the recruitment market, but to the overall China economy, which provides more resilience to the overall economy because a lot of these individual positions accumulated after a very big number of job openings and hiring needs, and this will bring the hope to overall market. [Foreign language] And that's my answer, and I will pass to Phil.

Phil Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

I can offer you with some additional information. So first of all, our first-quarter guidance, that number does include the consideration of macro impact during the fourth quarter -- I mean, the last quarter of last year, we did notice some like weakness in certain industries. For example, like in real estate area and in online education area. So those areas, we did see declining with the revenue contribution.

And also, we noted that for some like new retail type of online e-commerce and live show type of Internet service, also, there was some decline. And after spring festival, we noticed that some like retail -- retailing industry, retailing sector, there was a little bit of weakness. But we've been noticed some like growing sector, for example, like advanced manufacturing. So overall, I think the macroeconomy does have impact to the online recruitment service area.

But because of we have a broad-based customer base, we have a broad customer base with our service. And we -- as Jonathan just mentioned, we have a huge number of small, medium-sized enterprises. And our -- like we catched the very resilient demand from high-quality like industry -- industries and high-quality companies. So overall, we think that the macro impact to our business is limited, is controllable.

And so within our overall revenue contribution like IT and the technology and the Internet still one of the major area. And their growth in last quarter of 2021, is still healthy. And in the first two months of this year, they also recorded nice growth, although their growth is slightly lower than overall. And the top Internet or top technology companies, their contribution to our overall revenue is very, very small.

Top 100 companies their total revenue contribution in our like numbers is around like mid-single digits. So we have a diversified revenue contribution from all of the industries and all of the companies. So that reduced our -- received the macro impact. And in terms of your last question regarding what we did during the last quarter, last probably like third quarter and fourth quarter, how we achieved our growth.

One of the reason is that the key accounts, all those higher-quality companies and they enhanced their spending with the platform. Because of -- as we previously communicated, we have three layers of funnel to do our business. So basically, we have a lot of users use our service for free, and we have a large number of more medium-sized employers, they use our service with a small amount of purchase, and we have off-line contract signing purchase. So basically, our high-quality service and our good user experience effectively help us convert those -- continuously convert those free users into small amount purchaser and into those off-line contract buyer.

And during the past the third quarter and the fourth quarter, we continued with this development. So that contributes to a healthy revenue contribution to our business. And overall, our paying ratio with all of the business users on our platform remained stable. So that's basically the full picture.

Eddy Wang -- Morgan Stanley -- Analyst

Right. Thank you.

Operator

Our next question comes from Timothy from Goldman Sachs. Please ask your question.

Unknown speaker

Congrats on strong results. My first question will be about the competitive landscape in the online equipment industry. As we see some of our peers have launched some new initiatives, including in the broadcast segment as well as college graduates. Could you may just share your view on the latest competitive landscape and how it will evolve in '22? And my second question is about the R&D expenses as the absolute amount has been in a mall growth over the past two quarters and the percentage of -- percentage of revenue will also decline significantly.

Can management share how we should look at the R&D expenses in this year? And what kind of areas that we are going to invest in? And shall we expect any new product or new features?

Phil Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

So I can answer your second question first. So regarding the R&D expenses. So basically, we maintained steady growth with our R&D engineer headcount during the past couple of quarters. So our total number of R&D like engineer by first half of last year, that number was 980.

And now that number -- by third quarter, that number was 1,070, and by the end of last year, that number was 1,140. So from that, you can see. So during the third quarter, during the last quarter of last year, although we were still in the cybersecurity review and our revenue got some like limitation, but with still steadily increased our R&D people. So we think that we will further invest in this area to continue this pace.

Peng Zhao -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language] I'd like to reply something on the second question about our R&D expenses, which is how we will spend our money. We will continue to hire more people, more expensive engineers, and product managers to improve our capability. As I mentioned in my speech just now, we help switching to more refined operations to our existing users to understand their in-depth needs and reach in order to make them have greater achievements and less interruptions on our platform to increase the user's overall experience. This is very difficult and very positive.

We will continue to do that. [Foreign language] To answer your first question about competitive landscape. I would like to make some -- I have several points to make. The first one is we have noticed that in the -- during the past half year, there are other enterprises within our industry, we have taken some actions in either blue collar or white-collar services.

We have noticed that and we fully respect them. According to our very uncomplete statistics -- there are lots of enterprises and institutions within this industry is a fully competition industry. So it's naturally that there will be something or some ideas from people are thinking ahead of us in doing that. It's very normal.

We have noticed and we respect them. The second point is that we haven't been able to grow our users over seven or eight months. According to the third-party data, which I believe you all can see, our user number, our MAU and DAU still ahead of our peers by a large amount. Over user activities our user time spending and the user focus, we are ahead of them very steadily.

And the reason is that we have paid a lot of attention and focus on protecting our existing users. There is a view that we have already accumulated over 100 million users and there are 600 million on employees in China. But in the United States, there are about 130 million workforce, and we have already achieved that number. So we have enough users to do something for them to better serve them.

So we fully respect our competitors or our peers for their innovation and their actions. But we have confidence we can better serve our fee users and to maintain our market position. [Foreign language] And for your last question about what the new products we have been doing and can tell the market. We have done a lot of research and initiatives on many aspects.

But I'm asking, we think should be -- I'm not in the thing worth discussed today, we might release in the future when it's mature. As I just said, there are 600 in nonfarm working population in China, and we only served over 100 million of them. So we will continue to refine our service and products to understand their in-depth needs of the users to accumulate more industry knowledge and this is -- there's still a very long way to go. And to supplement another competitive view, which is we believe what we should do today is just to continue to provide best service to our users.

Phil Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

So given this opportunity, I'd like to update the number like we provided in the third quarter last year. So due to the cybersecurity review process because we are not allowed to grow users during the third-quarter results, we mentioned the failed number of sales user registrations around that time. So by the end of March 15, we recorded the accumulated number of failed user registration as a 34 million users. So that's a huge number, and we believe there's still a very strong market demand.

And because of -- we have a very strong user service capabilities, and we deliver best user experiences. So once we were allowed to grow, we definitely can grow our users.

Unknown speaker

And that concludes our answers for this question.

Operator

Our last question comes from the line of Wei Xiong from UBS. Please ask your question.

Wei Xiong -- UBS -- Analyst

First question, I want to ask as we're still under the impact of the cybersecurity review. Just wondering if the company have any plan to quickly restore the user growth momentum once the cybersecurity review is behind us? And second, just on the margin trend, we've seen that 4Q margin is, again, very solid. And how should we think about the margin trend in the first quarter and also 2022?

Peng Zhao -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language] I will answer your first question about our growth strategy after leaving our user administration. Firstly, thank you for your good wishes. And once we were allowed to grow users, the first thing we will do is to increase our marketing expenses because it's very important to increase the user base we are serving. And there is characteristics of job seekers when they're looking for jobs, they -- when they start looking for jobs, they need to notice the platform and history has proven that when people come to our platform, their significance is very high, but they need to first notice that.

So we will spend our money very cautious and smartly. And that's my answer.

Phil Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

So I can offer a little bit more. First of all, so as Jonathan just mentioned, once we were allowed to grow, we definitely will increase our marketing activities because of what we consider that user growth as the core driver and the right thing to do during our current stage -- and -- but having said that, we definitely will spend money wisely, and we will try our best to balance the top-line growth -- user growth and with the profitability. So that's what we think about. And during the first quarter, the last quarter of 2021, that number -- our profit number already showed show to investors that we have a nice margin.

And so basically, that's our core margin profile. And during the 2022 full year, we think that we would like to try to at least maintain the full year like modern situation. But having said that, we need to consider our growth strategy once we were allowed to grow. And for the first quarter, first quarter normally is seasonality high-spend quarter from the 2021 No.

1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4.

From that, you can see the first quarter of 2021 is lost only last quarter in last year because of -- normally, we would like to spend more with our marketing activities in the first quarter. And in this year, we have the Olympic game marketing campaign. So that means we will continue the seasonality pattern. So first quarter of 2022, the margin would be low, but after that, starting from second quarter, the margin will recover -- will recover to the normal situation.

So that's pretty much the situation. That's mainly because of the seasonality issue.

Wei Xiong -- UBS -- Analyst

Right. Thank you.

Operator

Due to time constraints, that concludes today's question and answer session. At this time, I'll turn the conference back to you for any additional or closing remarks.

Unknown speaker

Thank you once again for joining us today and sincerely apologize for the signal interruption during this call. And if you have any further questions, please contact our IR team directly or TPG Investor Relations. Thank you.

Operator

[Operator signoff]

Duration: 75 minutes

Call participants:

Unknown speaker

Peng Zhao -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Phil Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

Eddy Wang -- Morgan Stanley -- Analyst

Jonathan Zhao -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Wei Xiong -- UBS -- Analyst

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