DeNA Reports Third Quarter, Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results

TOKYO, JAPAN - February 5, 2016 - DeNA Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 2432) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. DeNA reported quarterly revenue of 33.8 billion yen and operating profit of 3.3 billion yen.

"We are pleased with our third quarter results where the total coin consumption in our game business surpassed our expectations, resulting in higher operating profit than our guidance," said Isao Moriyasu, President and CEO of DeNA. "In addition to exciting new mobile games slated to launch in 2016, our curation platform business in Japan is in a strong strategic position to become a new business pillar over the medium term."

Third Quarter FY2015 Highlights

• Coin consumption in Japan game business was 38.4 billion yen
• Total native app coin consumption in game business worldwide was 17.1 billion yen

Recent Developments and Strategic Initiatives

Miitomo, the first title jointly developed and operated by DeNA and Nintendo, is scheduled to launch first in Japan in mid-March, followed by the U.S., Europe and other regions by the end of March
• DeNA is proactively launching premium IP titles with engaging live operations to stabilize medium- to long-term coin consumption
• In China, new titles were launched, and both coin consumption and bottom line are expected to improve in Q4. Multiple new titles are planned for launches in 1H FY2016
• In the West, DeNA is carefully managing the bottom line, while targeting to launch new titles in Q1 FY2016
• Curation platform business is well-positioned to become DeNA's new business pillar over medium term, with further growth in ad revenue and additional forms of monetization planned
• As a result of a takeover bid, the DeNA subsidiary Yokohama DeNA Baystars now owns 76.87% of the shares of Yokohama Stadium

Guidance for Quarter Ending March 31, 2016

• Revenue: 35.0 billion yen
• Operating profit: 5.2 billion yen
• Profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent: 3.4 billion yen
• DeNA forecasts a year-end dividend payment of 20 yen per share, targeting a dividend payout ratio of 24.3 percent

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