Sound Group Inc. Names Enrome as Independent Auditor

SINGAPORE, July 09, 2024 — Sound Group Inc. (“Sound Group” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SOGP), formerly known as LIZHI INC., a global audio-centric social and entertainment company, today announced the appointment of Enrome LLP (“Enrome”) as its independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2023, effective July 9, 2024. The audit committee of the Company’s Board of Directors approved the appointment.

Enrome will succeed PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP (“PwC”), the Company’s previous independent registered public accounting firm. PwC is committed to collaborating with the Company and Enrome to ensure a smooth transition.

About Sound Group Inc. (formerly known as LIZHI INC.)

Sound Group Inc. is a global audio-centric social and entertainment company with a clear mission and vision: to build the world’s largest audio platform for enhanced connection and communication. The Company is dedicated to shaping a future where audio not only bridges gaps but also amplifies human connection through the power of sound. Sound Group Inc. has been listed on Nasdaq since January 2020.

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Sound Group Inc.
IR Department
E-mail: ir@soundgroupinc.com

Piacente Financial Communications
Jenny Cai
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Brandi Piacente
Tel: +1-212-481-2050
E-mail: soundgroup@tpg-ir.com