China internet major Sogou has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a NASDAQ IPO. The number and dollar amount of ADSs to be offered and sold has not determined yet.

The news became public as Sogou’s parent company US-listed tech giant Sohu announced its Q2 financial report. The report shows that Sohu’s Q2 revenue surged 10 percent YOY to $461 million, of which Sogou accounts for $211 million, up 20 percent YOY.

Sogou’s CEO Wang Xiaochuan confirmed the IPO news in an internal letter (in Chinese), where he stated that the firm would go public on the US stock market as early as market conditions permit.

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Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.