SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gravity Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:GRVY) ("Gravity" or "Company"), today announced that it received a positive determination from the Listing Qualifications department of The Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq") on November 25, 2014, granting approval of the Company's request to transfer its listing to The Nasdaq Capital Market® ("Capital Market") from The Nasdaq Global Market®. The Company's American Depository Shares ("ADS") will begin trading on Capital Market effective at the start of trading on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.
The transfer of the Company's listing to Capital Market is not expected to have any impact on trading in the Company's ADS, and the Company's ADS will continue to trade on Nasdaq under the symbol 'GRVY'.
Nasdaq notified the Company that, upon the transfer to Capital Market on November 26, 2014, the Company is granted its second grace period of 180 calendar days, or until May 26, 2015 to regain compliance with Nasdaq. Gravity will monitor the bid price for its ADS between now and May 26, 2015, and will consider available options to meet the Nasdaq minimum bid price requirement.
As previously disclosed in a Current Report on Form 6-K dated June 3, 2014, the Company was notified by Nasdaq, on May 28, 2014, that it no longer satisfied the minimum bid price requirement for continued listing set forth in Nasdaq Stock Market Rule 5450(a)(1), as the bid price of the Company's ADS had closed for 30 consecutive business days below US$1.00 per ADS. In accordance with Nasdaq Stock Market Rule 5810(c)(3)(A), the Company was granted a grace period of 180 calendar days, or until November 24, 2014, to regain compliance.
About GRAVITY Co., Ltd.
Based in Korea, Gravity is a developer and publisher of online games. Gravity's principal product, Ragnarok Online™, is a popular online game in many markets, including Japan, Taiwan and Thailand, and is currently commercially offered in 60 markets. For more information about Gravity, please visit http://www.gravity.co.kr.
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CONTACT: Mr. Heung Gon Kim Chief Financial Officer Gravity Co., Ltd. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ms. Ji Hee Kim IR Manager Gravity Co., Ltd. Email: email@example.com Telephone: +82-2-2132-7800Source:GRAVITY Co., Ltd.