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Daum Communications Corp. - Company
Capsule

Reference Code: BR0246CC
Published Date: April 2011




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Daum Communications Corp. - Company Overview

Daum Communications Corp. (Daum) is engaged in offering internet media services and provides communications,
entertainment, and online shopping services. It principally provides e-mail, online community, online video, web-based
media, search, and community services. The company also provides electronic map service for navigation devices. Daum
has 10 inter-affiliated entites. Some of the major affiliates include Cognamul, Namu communications, Daum Service and
Daum Global holdings in Korea, Lycos Japan in Japan and Lycos in the US. The company has two operating centers, one
of which is located in Seoul and another in Jeju Island of Korea. Daum Communications Corp. is headquartered in Seoul,
South Korea.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of KRW 274,282.43 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue
grew at a CAGR of 6.66% during the period 2007-2009 with an annual growth of 5.49% over fiscal year 2008. During the
fiscal year ended 2009, its operating margin was 16.06% as against an operating margin of 14.96% in fiscal year 2008.
During the fiscal year ended 2009, the company registered a net margin of 11.83% as against a net margin of 17.28% in
the fiscal year 2008.




Daum Communications Corp. - Key Facts

Daum Communications Corp., Key Facts

                                  1357-10, Seocho-Dong, Seoul, ,
                                                                     Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                135-090,
                                                                                                035720 (KOSDAQ)
                                                                     Exchange



Telephone                          + 82 2 671800015                  No. of Employees           921



Fax                                + 82 2 60035401                   Financial Year End         December



URL                               info.daum.net                      Revenue (in KRW Million)   274,282.43


                                  Technology and
Industry                          Communications
                                                                     Revenue (in USD Million)   214.44



Locations                         Republic of Korea, United States

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




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Daum Communications Corp. - Major Products and Services

Duam Communications Corp. is engaged in providing internet media, communications, and online shopping services. The
key services of the company include the following:

Daum Communications Corp., Major Products and Services
Services:

Mail services:

Hanmail

Searching Services:

New Knowledge

Search Trends

Search Show

TV Pot-linked Video Search

Book Search

Shopping Search

User Created Content (UCC) services:

Web 2.0

Online Video services:

Know-how Pot

Video Pot

Live Pot

Media services:

World N

Telvizone

Daum Sports

Online community services:

Daum Blog

Daum cafe

Tistory

Brand:

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




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Daum Communications Corp. - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of Daum Communications Corp.:

KTHitel Co. Ltd.

SBS Contents Hub Co., Ltd.

Yahoo Japan Corporation

Plantynet Co., Ltd.

IDN. Co., Ltd

NHN Corporation

SK Communications Co., Ltd.




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Daum Communications Corp. - Key Employees


Daum Communications Corp., Key Employees


          Name                             Job Title                      Board Level     Since   Age


Bon Cheon Gu               Director                                 Non Executive Board   2006    46


Gyeong Wan Son             Chief Product Officer                    Senior Management     2009    37


Hyeon Young Kim            Director, Chief Business Officer         Executive Board       2009    40


Hyo Eun Moon               Chief Operating Officer                  Senior Management     2009    43


Jae Hyeok Lee              Chief Technology Officer                 Senior Management     2009    38


Jinwoo Kim                 Director                                 Non Executive Board   2006    48


Peter Jackson              Director                                 Non Executive Board   2006    61


Se Hoon Choi               Chief Executive Officer, Director        Executive Board       2009    42


Su Jeong Han               Director                                 Non Executive Board   2009    40

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




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Daum Communications Corp. - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

Daum Communications Corp.
1357-10, Seocho-Dong
Seoul
Zip: 135-090


Tel: + 82 2 671800015
Fax: + 82 2 60035401



Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Daum Communications Corp., Subsidiaries


                                                                    Daum Global Meria Center (Jeju)
                                                                    1730 8 Ohdung dong
Daum Direct Auto Insurance
                                                                    Jeju
Republic of Korea
                                                                    Republic of Korea
                                                                    Tel: + 82 2 6718 1500




Daum Media
                                                                    Lycos Japan Corp.
Republic of Korea
                                                                    Japan
Tel: + 82 2 6718 1500




Lycos US
Waltham
Massachusetts (MA)
United States


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



Daum Communications Corp., Locations



1357-10                                                             1730-8 Odeung-dong Jeju
Seoul                                                               Jeju-do
Zip: 137-826                                                        Zip: 690-150
Republic of Korea                                                   Republic of Korea
Tel: + 82 80 67733
				
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