Tencent, or Tencent Holdings Limited, is one of China’s largest internet-based technology companies, founded in 1998 by five founders in Shenzhen: Ma Huateng (Pony Ma), Zhang Zhidong, Chen Yidan, Xu Chenhua, Zeng Liqing.
Tencent Holding Ltd was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 16 June 2004, and it was added as a Hang Seng Index Constituent Stock in 2008. Check out Tencent stock on Bloomberg here.
Tencent consists of six business groups: Technology Engineering Group, WeChat Group, Interactive Entertainment Group, Platform & Content Group, Cloud & Smart Industries Group, Corporate & Development Group.
Tencent dominates China’s social media with WeChat and QQ; and, it’s the world’s largest online gaming company too.