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IQIYI, INC. filed this Form 424B4 on 03/29/2018
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FOR THE YEARS ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2015, 2016 AND 2017—continued

(Amounts in thousands of Renminbi (“RMB”) and U.S. dollars (“US$”),

except for number of shares (or ADS) and per share (or ADS) data)


In November 2011, the Company obtained control over Beijing Xinlian Xinde Advertisement Media Co., Ltd. (“Xinlian Xinde”) and renamed it to Beijing iQIYI to operate the internet video streaming services business. Beijing iQIYI holds the ICP license and other licenses and permits necessary for the Group’s business operations.

In November 2012, Baidu Holdings Limited (“Baidu”) purchased all of the Series A and Series B redeemable convertible preferred shares of the Company for a purchase price of RMB1,188,363. Together with Baidu’s previously held equity investment in the Company with a fair value of RMB811,014, Baidu obtained a controlling financial interest of the Company. The Company elected the option to apply pushdown accounting in the period in which the change in control event occurred to reflect Baidu’s basis of accounting in the Company’s consolidated financial statements. The acquisition was accounted for in accordance with Accounting Standards Codification (“ASC”) topic 805, Business Combinations, and the fair values of the underlying assets acquired and liabilities assumed at the acquisition date recorded by Baidu are pushed down and reflected in the Company’s consolidated financial statements with an offsetting adjustment to additional paid-in capital. The adjustment to additional paid-in-capital includes the effects of the fair value of noncontrolling interests of the Company at the acquisition date.

The following table presents the allocation of the purchase price to the fair values of the assets acquired and liabilities assumed, which were determined by the Group with the assistance of an independent valuation firm. The goodwill is primarily attributable to the synergies expected to be achieved from the acquisition.



Net assets acquired, excluding intangible assets and the related deferred tax liabilities


Intangible assets, net


Deferred tax liabilities, noncurrent




In December 2012, Shanghai iQIYI was established as the Group’s exclusive advertising agent.

On May 11, 2013, the Company acquired the online video business of PPStream, Inc. for a consideration of RMB2,169,052. Goodwill of RMB1,800,750 was recognized from the acquisition, which was primarily attributable to the synergies expected to be achieved from the acquisition. The Group primarily provides live broadcasting services through Shanghai Zhong Yuan, the former operating entity of PPStream, Inc.

iQIYI Pictures was established in December 2014 and consolidates intellectual property resources across the Group’s platform for the development, promotion and distribution of films. In August 2017, the Company restructured the contractual arrangements by and among the Company, its subsidiary iQIYI New Media, Beijing iQIYI, iQIYI Pictures, and the shareholders of iQIYI Pictures, such that iQIYI Pictures, previously a subsidiary of Beijing iQIYI, became a VIE of the Group.

In May 2017, the Company established a wholly-owned Cayman Islands subsidiary, iQIYI Film Group Limited. iQIYI Film Group Limited holds 100% of the equity of iQIYI Film Group HK Limited, which in turn holds 100% of equity in iQIYI New Media. In June 2017, the Company established a new VIE, Beijing iQIYI Cinema. The Company has control and is the primary beneficiary of Beijing iQIYI Cinema through a series of contractual arrangements between the Company, its subsidiary iQIYI New Media, Beijing iQIYI Cinema and the shareholders of Beijing iQIYI Cinema.