Jumei Special Committee Engages Financial Advisor

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BEIJING, Jan. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jumei International Holding Limited (NYSE: JMEI) (“Jumei” or the “Company”), a fashion and lifestyle solutions provider in China, today announced that the special committee (the “Special Committee”) of the Company’s board of directors has retained Houlihan Lokey (China) Limited as its financial advisor in connection with its review and evaluation of the previously announced preliminary non-binding “going private” proposal letter that the Company’s board of directors received on January 11, 2020.

The Special Committee is continuing its evaluation of the proposed “going private” transaction. The Company does not undertake any obligation to provide any updates with respect to this or any other transaction, except as required under applicable law.

Jumei (NYSE: JMEI) is a fashion and lifestyle solutions provider with a diversified portfolio of products on offer in China. Jumei sells branded beauty, baby, children and maternity products, light luxury products, as well as health supplements through its e-commerce platform. Jumei has invested in adjacent fashion and lifestyle businesses such as Jiedian, a mobile device power bank operating company, and TV drama series production, to expand its service offerings. These investments will further expand and strengthen Jumei’s ecosystem as it seeks to benefit from China’s transition into the new retail era.

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are made under the “safe harbor” provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as “will,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “future,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “estimates” and similar statements. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about Jumei’s beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement All information provided in this press release is as of the date of this press release, and Jumei does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except as required under applicable law.

Christensen In China Mr. Christian Arnell Phone: +86-10-5900-1548 E-mail: carnell@christensenir.com

In United States Ms. Linda Bergkamp Phone: +1-480-614-3004 Email: lbergkamp@christensenir.com 

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Globe Newswire: 22:00 GMT Tuesday 14th January 2020

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