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DQ Entertainment (International) Ltd. Company History and Annual Growth Details

Our Company was incorporated as 'Animation and Multimedia Private Limited' on April 13, 2007 with
Corporate Identity Number U92113AP2007PLC053585. The name of our Company was changed to 'DQ
Entertainment (International) Private Limited' by a special resolution of the members passed at an EGM
held on January 10, 2008. The fresh certificate of incorporation consequent to the change of name was
granted to our Company on January 17, 2008 by the Registrar of Companies, Andhra Pradesh at
Hyderabad.

Subsequent to the Scheme of Amalgamation sanctioned by the Honble High Court of Andhra Pradesh, the
name of our Company was changed to 'DQ Entertainment (International) Limited'.

Subsequently, pursuant to a special resolution of the members passed at an EGM on July 25, 2009, our
Company became a public limited company. A fresh certificate of incorporation consequent to conversion
of our Company from private to public was granted on September 10, 2009 by the Registrar of Companies,
Andhra Pradesh at Hyderabad.

Subsequent to the Scheme of Amalgamation sanctioned by the Honble High Court of Andhra Pradesh, our
Company acquired the registered office of the erstwhile DQ Entertainment Limited, which amalgamated
with our Company. Accordingly, our registered office was shifted from No. 101, Sapthagiri Residency, 1-
10-98/A, Chikoti Gardens, Begumpet, Hyderabad 500 016 to 644, Aurora Colony Road Number 3, Banjara
Hills Hyderabad 500 034 with effect from December 12, 2007 by a resolution of our Board dated
December 12, 2007.

Scheme of Amalgamation

In the year 1987, Mr. Tapaas Chakravarti, our individual Promoter established the erstwhile DQ
Entertainment Limited, a limited company (originally incorporated as Dataquest Management and
Communications Private Limited). It was initially established as a financial and management consultancy
and subsequently moved into animation production in the year 2000. In the period between the years 2000
to 2007, DQ Entertainment Limited forayed into and established the entire animation production and
related business.

Pursuant to a scheme of amalgamation sanctioned by the Honble High Court of Judicature of Andhra
Pradesh on November 7, 2007, DQ Entertainment Limited was amalgamated with our Company ('Scheme
of Amalgamation'). In terms of the Scheme of Amalgamation, with appointed date May 2007, DQ
Entertainment Limiteds entire business and undertaking including all its assets, contracts, properties,
investments, benefits, employees, debts, liabilities, duties and obligations of any nature were transferred to
our Company, and became the business, assets, contracts, properties investments, benefits, employees,
debts, liabilities, duties and obligations of our Company. On the Effective Date, the erstwhile DQ
Entertainment Limited was dissolved without being wound up.

Subsequent to the Scheme of Amalgamation as above, we have continued to strengthen the business of the
erstwhile DQ Entertainment Limited and have also forayed into and expanded our business activities,
including development of our own IP, licensing and distribution business.

Listing of DQE plc, our ultimate holding company

In the year 2007, our ultimate holding company, DQE plc, a public limited company incorporated in the
Isle of Man, listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange and raised funds for investment in
strategic alliances, global and local IP development and partnerships, and foraying into live action and
expansion of production facilities and workforce.

Major Events

Year Events
In relation to our Company

2007 Our Company entered into the Scheme of Amalgamation pursuant to which the
erstwhile DQ Entertainment Limited was amalgamated with our Company.

2008 Co-production agreement of Little Nick signed

Co-production agreement of Large Family signed

Broadcast agreement with Turner Entertainment Networks Asia, Hong Kong
(TENA) for own IP content, i.e., Balkand and Ravan

Service production agreement with Nickelodeon for production of Fanboy & Chum
Chum and Madagascar: The Penguins

Set up subsidiary in Ireland by name DQ Entertainment (Ireland) Limited

Broadcast agreement with Walt Disney Television International India for Twisted
Whiskers, Ratman and Sandra

Issued ISO 9001:2000 'Quality Management System Standard' certification by Det
Norske Veritas

2009 Launch of own international IP - The Jungle Book

Co-production agreement of Little Prince signed

Broadcast agreement with Turner Entertainment Networks Asia, Hong Kong
(TENA) for own IP content, i.e., Omkar

Co-production agreement of The Jungle Book signed with Moonscoop France

Broadcast agreement with Turner Entertainment Networks Asia, Hong Kong
(TENA) for Ironman

Co-production agreement of Tara Duncan signed with Moonscoop France

Conversion of our Company from private to public status

Broadcast agreement with Viacom 18 for Casper

Agreement with Gaumont-Alphanim, France for co-production of Galactic Football
Season 3, a TV series

Agreement with ABC Television, Australia for free-to-air TV broadcasting of The
Jungle Book

Won Movers & Shakers Award 2009

Completed a Pre-IPO Placing of 3,772,771 Equity Shares with certain selected
investors for cash at a price of Rs. 68.11 per Equity Share (including a share
premium of Rs. 58.11 per Equity Share).

2010 Launch of Charlie Chaplin, animated TV series

In relation to our Promoter Group companies, our Subsidiary and DQ Entertainment Limited (which was amalgamated with our Company)

DQE plc

2007 Listing at the Alternative Investment Markets of the London Stock Exchange on
December 18, 2007

2008 Acquisition of 20% stake in Method Animation SAS, France in January 2008

DQ Entertainment Limited

1993 Ventured into IT Training and Consultancy

2000 Forayed into the animation business

2002 Commencement of 2D animation production services

Year Events
Establishment of training facility (now, DQ School of Visual Arts) to train fresh
fine arts graduates and upgrade skills of experienced animators in India

Establishment of Techno-commercial alliance with ToonBoom Technologies Inc.
(Canada), a large 2D Animation digital software company

Our first major order in 2D - Potato and Dragons from Alphanim, France

2003 Our first major order in 2D digital - Delta State, a 2D digital rotoscopic animation
project

2004 Commencement of commercial operations of the 3D animation division
Introduction of our proprietary ERP based Production Tracking System


2005 Recognized among Asias Top 100 private companies by the Red Herring Magazine

Commencement of commercial production of the Gaming division

Inauguration of our Companys 'House of Animation' by late Dr. Rajasekhar
Reddy, the Honble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and Barry Blumberg,
President, Disney Entertainment Group

2007 Quantum leap in 3D animation pipeline. The production team was increased from
822 to 1591.

Won the prestigious 2007-Day Time Emmy in the Outstanding Special Class
Animated Program for the second season of Television Series, 'Tutenstein' Coproduced
with Porchlight Entertainment, USA for DSC Kids, USA.

2010

- DQ Entertainment (International) Ltd has approved the appointment of Ms. Rashida Adenwala as an additional director of the Company w.e.f. October 01, 2010.

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