Leju Holdings Limited was incorporated as our holding company in November 2013
by E-House, a leading real estate services company in China listed on the NYSE
at the time. E-House had remained our parent company and controlling shareholder
after our initial public offering in April 2014 until December 30, 2016.
Substantially all of our operations are conducted through the PRC subsidiaries
and consolidated variable interest entities under China Online Housing
Technology Corporation, or China Online Housing, Omnigold Holdings Limited, or
Omnigold, China E-Real Estate Holdings Limited, or E-Real, and E-House China
(Tianjin) Holdings Limited, or E-House Tianjin, each of which became our
subsidiary in December 2013 as part of a restructuring by E-House. China Online
Housing was incorporated as a joint venture of SINA and E-House in 2008 to
operate the SINA real estate and home furnishing website and related business,
including online advertising services.