A korean report states that Chinaś biggest non-governmental retailer Suning Commerce group has acquired Longzhu gaming. The company announced that it will steadily increase its investment to assure improved working conditions, more staff, and creating an office in the upcoming LCK season.
While the last season was not good for Longzhu gaming, their current roster is stacked with exceptionally talented players such as Kim “Emperor” Jin-hyun, Shin “CoCo” Jin-yeong, and Lee “Chaser” Sang-hyun. With the recent investments and influx of funds Longzhu has approached other star players such as Cho “Mata” Se-hyeong and Kim “Deft” Hyuk-kyu. However according to sources, both have refused the offer.
Suning Commerce seeks diverstment of its funds into various other ventures. eSports has defiitely been at the top of the list for them to invest in. They have been slowly increasing their investment and will be providing for gaming houses and other needs for the team in the future.
Source – EsportsObserver