Chinanews.com client, Beijing, May 20th (Zuo Yukun) On the afternoon of May 20th, Shell Finding a room subscription account suddenly obituary: "Today is extremely sad. Shell founder and chairman Zuo Hui left due to illness For us."

Screenshot From Shell Finding Housing Subscription Account

At the same time, Shell Finding Housing Company’s official website also issued an announcement stating that Zuo Hui, the founder and chairman of the company, died on May 20, 2021 due to an unexpected illness.

For the management of the company after Zuo Hui's death, Shell said that the company's board of directors will make appropriate arrangements for corporate governance and related matters, and make an announcement in due course within two weeks.

Forbes Rich List Global Ranking 155th, only 50 years old

According to public information, Zuo Hui, born in January 1971, master's degree, is currently the chairman of Shell Looking for Real Estate, who founded Lianjia in 2001 and is well-known .

According to the 2021 Forbes Global Rich List, Zuo Hui, aged 50, ranked 128th, with a wealth of US$15.5 billion.

According to the "2020 Hurun Report" released on October 20, 2020, Zuo Hui's wealth increased nearly 5 times to 105 billion yuan in that year.

At the time, Hu Run said, “It’s hard to imagine that China’s largest real estate company by market value is now a real estate service company, that is, a shell with a market value of more than 400 billion, rather than the traditional real estate company Evergrande or Country Garden. Zuo Hui ranks sixth in wealth in the real estate industry, surpassing Sunac’s Sun Hongbin."

Zuo Hui’s last circle of friends

According to multiple media reports, April 2021 On the 23rd, Shell’s third anniversary, Zuo Hui wrote "Believe in the power of values, believe in the power of belief!" "Concurrently posted in personal circle of friends, this is Zuo Hui's last post in circle of friends.

Zuo Hui mentioned in the article that everyone has their own dreams. I hope you all ask yourself: Do you remember the dream you made at the beginning? Are you infinitely approaching it every day? Is it getting further and closer or closer to your dream? Let's work hard together!

The price of Shell’s stock price dropped sharply before the market.

The official website of Shell Finding House, which was launched in 2018, was upgraded from Lianjia.com, which is a technology-driven quality housing service. platform.

On August 13, 2020, Shell Looking for Real Estate was officially listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the stock code "BEKE", becoming the first share of China's residential service platform.

Tianyan Check shows that the main operating entity of Shell House Search is Tianjin Hut Information Technology Co., Ltd., which was established in November 2017 with a registered capital of RMB 10 million. The major shareholder of the company is Zuo Hui, the founder of Lianjia, with a shareholding ratio of 94.38%. Zuo Hui is also the ultimate beneficiary and the suspected actual controller.

Zuohui equity penetration Figure. The screenshot is from Tianyancha.

On May 20, the 2021 quarterly report just released by Shell Search showed that the company's operating income in the first quarter reached 20.7 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 190.7%; net profit was 1.059 billion yuan. The adjusted net profit was 1.502 billion yuan.

According to its previously released annual report, Shell Search has a net profit of 2.778 billion yuan in 2020, which is the first time to achieve a full-year profit under the US Accounting Standards. The adjusted net profit is 5.72 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 245.4%. .

On May 20, before the US stock market, as of press time, Shell’s share price fell more than 10%, and is now at 44.88 US dollars per share. (End)