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To: bob zagorin who wrote (3)5/7/2007 2:08:37 PM
From: bob zagorin
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Gmarket Schedules First Quarter 2007 Results Conference Call
Monday May 7, 8:05 am ET

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(MARKET WIRE)--May 7, 2007 -- Gmarket Inc. (NasdaqGM:GMKT - News) ("Gmarket") announced today that it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts to discuss the Company's first quarter 2007 results on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time (7:00 a.m., May 10, 2007 in Seoul).

The news release announcing the first quarter 2007 results will be disseminated after the Nasdaq stock market closes on May 9, 2007 in New York.

Dial-in details for the conference call are as follows:

US: +1 617 786 2901
Hong Kong: +852 3002 1672
Singapore: +65 6823 2164
U.K.: +44 (0) 207 365 8426
Korea: +82 00 308 13 1153

Password for all regions: Gmarket

A live webcast of the conference call will be available on Gmarket's website at

A replay of the call will be available on May 9, 2007 at 9:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m., May 10, 2007 in Seoul) through midnight on May 16, 2007 U.S. Eastern Time (1:00 p.m., May 17, 2007 in Seoul) at and by telephone at +1 617 801 6888, with passcode 23339859.


Gmarket Inc. is a leading retail e-commerce marketplace in Korea, offering buyers a wide selection of products at competitive prices and sellers a comprehensive and flexible sales solution. Gmarket's e-commerce marketplace is highly scalable and facilitates the sale of products in small or large quantities to a large number of potential buyers in a convenient, cost effective and secure manner. Gmarket's e-commerce marketplace is located at

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From: tnsaf8/14/2008 11:03:45 AM
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EBay in talks to buy minority stake in Gmarket
Wednesday August 13, 4:07 pm ET
By Rachel Metz, AP Business Writer
EBay in talks to buy Interpark's stake in S. Korean online marketplace operator Gmarket

NEW YORK (AP) -- The online auction company eBay Inc. said Wednesday it is in talks to buy a minority stake in the South Korean online marketplace operator Gmarket.

The talks are with Interpark Corp. and its chairman, Ki Hyung Lee, who own a combined 37 percent of Gmarket. Yahoo Inc. also owns a stake in Gmarket.

A purchase would mark eBay's latest move to capture the online auction market outside the United States. The company says more than half of its revenue already comes from abroad.

EBay already runs Korean online auction site Internet Auction. EBay's other international auction forays include its ownership of a stake in Buenos Aires, Argentina-based MercadoLibre Inc. and re-entrance to the Japanese market with Yahoo Japan Corp., Yahoo's joint venture with Softbank Corp.

EBay spokesman Jose Mallabo said that no definitive agreement has been reached or signed, but that a voluntary preliminary filing was made with the Korea Fair Trade Commission seeking preliminary approval.

"There can be no assurance that the KFTC will approve the possible transaction, that an agreement will be reached or that a transaction will occur," Mallabo said.

In a June 13 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gmarket described Interpark as its largest shareholder.

This news was good for a 15% rise

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