Taomee Holdings Limited Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering on NYSE

Wed Jun 8, 2011 11:46pm EDT

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Taomee Holdings Limited Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering on NYSE

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SHANGHAI, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Taomee Holdings Limited ("Taomee" or "the "Company"), one of the leading children's entertainment and media companies in China, today announced that its initial public offering of 7,187,500 American depositary shares ("ADSs") was priced at $9.00 per ADS. Each ADS represents 20 ordinary shares of the Company. The underwriters have been granted an option to purchase up to 1,078,125 additional ADSs to cover over-allotments. The ADSs will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on June 9th, 2011, under the ticker symbol "TAOM".

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. are acting as joint bookrunners.  China International Capital Corporation Limited, Oppenheimer & Co., Inc, Pacific Crest Securities LLC and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated are acting as joint co-managers for the offering.

Taomee's registration statement relating to its initial public offering has been filed with, and declared effective by, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

A copy of the prospectus related to the offering may be obtained by mailing Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010-3629,  or by email at newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com, or by telephone at 1-800-221-1037; or by mailing Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Department, 100 Plaza One, Jersey City, NJ 07311, or by email at prospectus.cpdg@db.com, or by telephone at 1-800-503- 4611.

About Taomee Holdings Limited

Taomee Holdings Limited is one of the leading children's entertainment and media companies in China with a mission to create exceptional entertainment experiences for children that are fun, safe and trusted by parents. Taomee has created online virtual worlds with enduring and iconic characters, images and story lines that have resonated and attracted a loyal following among children between the ages of 5 and 15 in China. As of June 2010, Taomee was ranked as the largest online entertainment community for children in China measured by market share and active accounts, according to a report from iResearch. Taomee has expanded into offline business by licensing its franchises to other media formats including books, films and television and makers of consumer products targeting children.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains statements that may constitute "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 involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Taomee's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its registration statement on Form F-1, as amended from time to time. Taomee does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.

For further information, please contact:

Taomee Holdings Limited



In China

Christian Arnell

Phone: +86-10-5826-4939

E-mail: carnell@christensenir.com


Kimberly Minarovich

Phone: +1-917-533-3268

E-mail: kminarovich@christensenir.com

SOURCE Taomee Holdings Limited

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