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									          NCsoft Corporation (036570) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                         Review
        Reference Code: GDTC31660FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: FEB 2013

          157-37 Samsung-dong, Kangnam-gu                    Phone              +82 2 21863300                  Revenue          753,520 (million KRW)
                                                                                                                                 120,683.73          (million
          Seoul                                              Fax                +82 2 21863210                  Net Profit
                                                                                                                                 KRW)
          135090                                             Website            www.global.ncsoft.com           Employees        2,773 (Estimated)
                                                                                036570 [Korea        Stock                       Technology             and
          Republic of Korea                                  Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                Exchange]                                        Communications

       Company Overview
       NCsoft Corporation (NCsoft) is a premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games. The company
       develops massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), casual games, and web games/board games. Some of the
       MMORPG game titles offered by the company include Aion, City of Heroes, Lineage, Blade and Soul, and Guild wars among
       others. It develops various Casual game titles, including Love Beat, Food Force, Free Rice, Metal Black and Magic Thousand
       Character Classic, among others. Besides, under Web Game/Board Game category, it publishes games such as Golden Land,
       Myoung-in-Jang-gi, Sun-un-Gostop, Classic Gostop and Gloden Poker, among others.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      NCsoft Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Hee Sang Lee                        Director                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Jae Ho Lee                          Director
                                                                                                                             Geographical Concentration:
         Taek Jin Kim                        Chairman                                 Wide Array of Products
                                                                                                                             Korea
         Byeong Mu Park                      Director                                 Leading Market Position
                                                                                                                             Involvement in Litigations
         Myeong Oh                           Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     New Product Launches                   Competitive Environment
         NCsoft Corporation
                                                                                      Growing Video Games Market             Rapid Technological Changes
        Share Price (KRW) as on 26-                                 140,500
        Feb-2013
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (KRW)                                                   6,091.21         GlobalData
        Market Cap (million KRW)                                   2,799,968
        Enterprise Value (million KRW)                             2,766,066
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       20
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       NCsoft Corporation - Key Facts.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       NCsoft Corporation - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................. 5
       NCsoft Corporation - Key Employee Biographies............................................................................................................................... 6
       NCsoft Corporation - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................ 7
       NCsoft Corporation - History .............................................................................................................................................................. 8
       NCsoft Corporation - Company Statement ....................................................................................................................................... 10
       NCsoft Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................ 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Joint Venture................................................................................................................................................................................. 12
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 13
       NCsoft Corporation - Business Description ...................................................................................................................................... 13
       NCsoft Corporation - SWOT Analysis............................................................................................................................................... 14
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 14
          NCsoft Corporation - Strengths ..................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Strength - Wide Array of Products ............................................................................................................................................. 14
             Strength - Leading Market Position ........................................................................................................................................... 14
             Strength - Improved Financial Position...................................................................................................................................... 14
          NCsoft Corporation - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................... 14
             Weakness - Geographical Concentration: Korea ...................................................................................................................... 14
             Weakness - Involvement in Litigations ...................................................................................................................................... 15
          NCsoft Corporation - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................... 15
             Opportunity - New Product Launches........................................................................................................................................ 15
             Opportunity - Growing Video Games Market............................................................................................................................. 15
             Opportunity - Mobile Gaming Industry: India ............................................................................................................................. 15
          NCsoft Corporation - Threats ........................................................................................................................................................ 15
             Threat - Competitive Environment ............................................................................................................................................. 15
   
								
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