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51job, Inc. Announces Formation of Special Committee to Evaluate and Consider Non-Binding Proposal or Any Alternative Strategic Option

SHANGHAI, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS) (“51job” or the “Company”), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has formed a special committee (the “Special Committee”) consisting of two independent directors, Mr. Li-Lan Cheng and Mr. Eric He, to evaluate and consider the previously announced preliminary non-binding acquisition proposal letter dated September 17, 2020 (the “Proposal”) as well as other potential strategic alternatives that the Company may pursue. The Special Committee intends to retain advisors, including an independent financial advisor and independent legal counsel, to assist it in its evaluation.

The Board cautions the Company’s shareholders and others considering trading the Company’s securities that no decisions have been made with respect to the Proposal or any alternative strategic option that the Company may pursue. There can be no assurance that any definitive offer will be

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51job, Inc. Announces Receipt of a Preliminary Non-Binding Proposal to Acquire the Company

SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS) (“51job” or the “Company”), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter dated September 17, 2020 (the “Proposal Letter”) from DCP Capital Partners, L.P. (the “Proposing Buyer”) to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of the Company for US$79.05 in cash per common share (the “Proposed Transaction”). A copy of the Proposal Letter is attached hereto as Exhibit A.

According to the Proposal Letter, the Proposing Buyer intends to fund the consideration payable in the Proposed Transaction with equity capital from the Proposing Buyer and debt financing.

The Board plans to evaluate the Proposed Transaction. The Board cautions the Company’s shareholders and others considering trading the Company’s securities that the Board has just received the Proposal

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