Gridsum Clarifies Relationship with Filers of Schedule 13D on June 9, 2020
BEIJING, June 10, 2020 — Gridsum Holding Inc. (“Gridsum” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:GSUM), a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and artificial intelligence (“AI”) solutions in China, today clarified its relationship with Mininglamp Technology Group Limited (“Mininglamp”) and Leading Smart Holdings Limited (“Leading Smart Holdings”), the joint filers of a Schedule 13D filed on June 9, 2020 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Schedule 13D”).
As reported in the Schedule 13D, Mininglamp is an investment holding vehicle and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leading Smart Holdings.
In light of recent media speculation, the Company would like to clarify that it has no previous relationship nor has it ever engaged in any discussions with Mininglamp or Leading Smart Holdings regarding any investment, business opportunity or cooperation. In addition, Gridsum is not aware of any existing relationship between it and the seller of the Company’s securities or any other counterparties of Mininglamp or Leading Smart Holdings mentioned in the Schedule 13D.
Gridsum is committed to engaging in open and transparent dialogue with its investors and maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance.
Gridsum Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: GSUM) is a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and AI solutions for multinational and domestic enterprises and government agencies in China. Gridsum’s core technology, the Gridsum Big Data Platform and the Gridsum Prophet: Enterprise AI Engine, is built on a distributed computing framework and performs real-time multi-dimensional correlation analysis of both structured and unstructured data. This enables Gridsum’s customers to identify complex relationships within their data and gain new insights that help them make better business decisions. The Company is named “Gridsum” to symbolize the combination of distributed computing (Grid) and analytics (sum). As a digital intelligence pioneer, the Company’s mission is to help enterprises and government organizations in China use data in new and powerful ways to make better-informed decisions and be more productive.
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